Immigrant Mothers & First-Generation Daughters

10-Reasons-to-Stop-Binge-Watching-TV-Shows-Photo7A study from the journal Depression Research and Treatment points out that adolescence is a time in which young people grapple with the desire for autonomy and their desire for connections with their parents. The difference in acculturation between US Latino parents and their children add another challenge. The study also found that girls with higher involvement in their culture expressed more of a connection to their mothers and those who felt closer to their mothers had less depressive behaviors.