Depression and Multiracial Adolescents

2023-10-09T23:18:40+00:00October 9th, 2023|

Multiracial Adolescents More Prone to Major Depression, Receive Treatment Less Frequently October 9, 2023 Chelsie Derman Only roughly 21% of adolescents with mental health issues receive outpatient treatment, according to a new study. A new study reveals multiracial adolescents have a higher rate of major depressive disorder (MDD)—or at least they did during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to data analyzed from 2021. The new study also found adolescents who were Asian, Black, Latinx, and/or multiracial r received fewer treatment compared to their White adolescent peers.1 The study, led by Michael Flores, PhD, MPH, of [...]