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Effects of family member detention or deportation

JAMA Pediatrics

What The Study Did: Researchers in this survey study of nearly 550 Latino or Latina adolescents looked at how family member detention or deportation was associated with later suicidal thoughts, alcohol use or clinically significant externalizing behaviors such as rule-breaking and aggressive behaviors.

Author: Kathleen M. Roche, Ph.D., of George Washington University in Washington. D.C., is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0014)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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