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Skin color as a predictor of mental health in young Latinx children

Esther J. Calzada, Yeonwoo Kim and Jaimie L. O'Gara

Social Science & Medicine, 2019, vol. 238, issue C, -

Abstract: Racial phenotype shapes the ways in which others perceive and interact with children, with implications for their immediate and long-term well-being. Still, few empirical studies have examined these links in Latinx children.

Keywords: United States; Latinx children; Skin color; Intersectionality; Externalizing problems; Internalizing problems (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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