Topic: Mental health

Authoritarian Parenting Can Affect Latino Children

June 22, 2015
Latino youth

Authoritarian parenting can lead to depression and somatization in young Mexican American and Dominican American children, according to new research from UT Austin’s School of Social Work.

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Information Researchers to Create Digital Archives

April 8, 2015

Three faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin's School of Information have received a grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to develop and field test a digital infrastructure for preserving and managing the historical public records from the Central Lunatic Asylum for Colored Insane in Petersburg, Virginia.

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U.S.-Born Children of Undocumented Parents Report Anxiety and Depression Symptoms

March 5, 2015

U.S.-born children of undocumented parents experience elevated levels of anxiety, and if their parents were detained or deported, those children are more likely to report depressive symptoms, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Everyday Discrimination Impacts Mental Health

Sept. 15, 2014

Researchers have determined that African Americans and Caribbean blacks who experience discrimination of multiple types are at substantially greater risk for a variety of mental disorders including anxiety, depression and substance abuse.

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Houston-area Organizations Receive $10 Million in Grants for Transition-Age Youths and Their Families

Aug. 26, 2014

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded eight grants totaling $10 million to service providers in the Houston/Harris County area. The four-year grants are the latest milestone in an ongoing initiative to identify and address the mental health needs of transition-age youths and their families.

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