Born Latino Teens Feel the Stress of Discrimination More

February 13, 2015 7:00 PM

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FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Discrimination-related stress may affect the mental health of Latino teens born in the United States more than teens born in other countries, a new study finds.

"Although there is no difference in the amount of discrimination-related stress between native- and foreign-born immigrants, the effect of that stress is more detrimental to native-born immigrants over time," said study leader Selcuk Sirin, an associate professor of psychology at New York University...

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