The moderating role of centrality on associations between ethnic identity affirmation and ethnic minority college students’ mental health.

The associations between ethnic affirmation and mental health were stronger for those who reported higher levels of ethnic centrality among Latinos and Asian Americans. For African American young adults, higher levels of ethnic affirmation predicted better mental health and this association did not vary by levels of ethnic centrality.

Author(s): Brittain, A. S., Umana-Taylor, A. J., Lee, R.M., Zamboanga, B. L., Kim, S. Y., Weisskirch, R. S., Castillo, L. G., Whitbourne, S.K., Hurley, E. A., Huynh, Q., Brown, E.J. & Caraway, S.J.
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Year: 2013

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