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The early onset of distress disorders and high school dropout: Prospective evidence from a national cohort of Australian adolescents

Butterworth, Peter; Leach, Liana S.


Prior research examining whether depression and anxiety lead to high school dropout is limited by a reliance on retrospective reports, the assessment of mental health at a single point in time (often remote from the time of high school exit) and omission of important measures of the social and familial environment. The current study addresses these limitations by analyzsing 8 waves of longitudinal data from a cohort of Australian adolescents (n = 1,057) in the Household Income and Labor...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-11-08
Type: Journal article
Source: American journal of epidemiology
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwx353
Access Rights: Open Access


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