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Religion can make Asian American teens depressed

Thanks Peter Ong, for this interesting article. – Tim Tseng

Participating in religion may make adolescents from certain races more depressed from PhysOrg.com
One of the few studies to look at the effects of religious participation on the mental health of minorities suggests that for some of them, religion may actually be contributing to adolescent depression. Previous research has shown that teens who are active in religious services are depressed less often because it provides these adolescents with social support and a sense of belonging.
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