Study: Latino Youth More Likely to Suffer Depression

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Researchers say that young Latinos are more likely than other young people to suffer from depression or consider suicide. Many doctors and therapists say long separations from family members in their native countries could contribute to the feelings of depression. Hear Madge Kaplan of member station WGBH.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.