Those with multiple minority statuses had even higher suicidality and depression rates
Depression among Asian American college students are higher than their classmates.
According to a study published by the Journal of American College Health, Asian American college students reported depression symptoms at a higher rate than their European American and Hispanic counterparts.
Asian American college students are also more likely to be diagnosed with depression than European Americans and African Americans.
The study also found that having multiple minority statuses is linked with higher suicidality and depression scores.
Women also have higher suicidality and depression scores, whilst LGBQ individuals also have higher rates in both than heterosexuals.
Students who have high financial stress also report higher suicidiality and depression rates.
3189 participants including undergraduates and postgraduates were involved in the study with 40% of them living on campus.
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