Social ties, self-esteem vital to low-income black, latino boys
This is Part 29 in a series of articles about the “self.”
A study by University of Virginia researchers finds that attributes such as “a positive sense of self” and “a sense of connection to others” are associated with decreased criminal activity for low-income black and Latino urban male teens, who were then also more likely to engage in positive social behaviors such as joining school activities. In addition, those with positive ethnic identities had lower levels of depression.
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