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Two University researchers find neighborhood safety to be tied to risk of depression in Black male youth

Two University of Michigan researchers found that a Black male youth’s perception of his neighborhood’s safety is negatively correlated with his risk of developing major depressive disorder. Psychiatry research investigator Shervin Assari and Cleopatra Howard Caldwell, chair of the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, conducted the research on 1,170 Black youths, ages 13 to 17. […]