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Authors:

  • M. Alejandra Arce, Georgia State Univ.
  • Wing Yi Chan, RAND Corporation
  • Robert Latzman, Georgia State Univ.
Neuroticism and (low) extraversion reliably predict depression. However, for immigrant-origin youth, this association might differ by levels of American and native identity. This study examined unique and interactive effects of these four factors on depression in immigrant-origin college students. American identity buffered, while native identity exacerbated, the negative effects of neuroticism on depression.
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