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ERIC Number: EJ958156
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-0090-4392
Psychosocial Predictors and Correlates of Dysphoria in Adolescent and Young Adult Latinas
Locke, Thomas F.; Newcomb, Michael D.; Duclos, Alisa; Goodyear, Rodney K.
Journal of Community Psychology, v35 n2 p135-149 Mar 2007
This study determined how multiple ecodevelopmental domains influenced dysphoria in a community sample of Latina adolescents. Risk factors tested include childhood maltreatment, parental alcohol-related problems, and polysubstance problems. Protective factors include general self-efficacy, social conformity, and family connection. Female participants ( N = 904) were recruited from the Los Angeles area. Many significant correlations were found between the ecodevelopmental domains and dysphoria. The strongest unique protective factor was family connection; others were social conformity and general self-efficacy. The only unique risk factor that emerged was physical neglect. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California