Session 42:
Adolescents, Young Adults, and Mental Health

Thursday, March 31
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Delaware Suite A
Lobby Level

Chair: Sarah O. Meadows, RAND Corporation
Discussant: J. Scott Brown, Miami University

  1. The Influence of Stress on Unhealthy Behaviors and Depressive Symptoms of Black and White Young AdultsJason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder; Kari Alexander, University of Colorado at Boulder

  2. Racial Disparities in Mental Health Outcomes: Possible Explanations for Unexpected Advantages among African-American AdolescentsCynthia G. Colen, Ohio State University; Bethany Boettner, Ohio State University

  3. Racial Differences in Patterns of Adolescent Alcohol Use and Associations with Adolescent and Adult Illicit Drug Use in the United States: A Latent Class AnalysisMaria R. Khan, University of Maryland; Charles M. Cleland, National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI); Amanda T. Berger, University of Maryland

  4. Racial Differences in Risk Factors Associated with Suicidal Behavior among Young Adults in the United StatesLorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces, University of Puerto Rico; Julie A. Phillips, Rutgers University

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