26th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (San Francisco, CA, USA - May 22-25, 2014)

Poster

Victimization, Discrimination, Psychological Control, and Rumination on Anxiety of Latino Emerging Adults

Poster Session XV - Board: XV- 082
Sunday, May 25, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall-Grand Ballroom

Cynthya C. Morales
California State University Northridge

David Martinez-Alpizar
California State University Northridge (Graduate Student)

Diana Velez
California State University Northridge (Graduate Student)

Scott W. Plunkett
California State University Northridge

Multi-group SEM with 884 Latino emerging adults (18-25 years) in Southern California found that peer victimization and parental psychological were related to anxiety through brooding rumination for men and women. For women, ethnic discrimination was also related to anxiety through brooding rumination. Implications for mental health practitioners will be discussed.

 
Subject Area: Clinical
Keywords: Social Interpersonal Relationships

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