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Troubled youth: An island of misery in an ocean of happiness, or the tip of an iceberg of suffering?

Eckersley, Richard


Aim: To critically examine the orthodox view that young people's health and wellbeing are continuing to improve in line with historic trends.Methods: Transdisciplinary synthesis is used to analyse and integrate a wide range of evidence on young people's health and wellbeing. Synthesis seeks coherence in the overall conceptual picture rather than precision in the empirical detail.Results: The orthodox view rests mainly on declining mortality among teenagers and young adults, and findings that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Early Intervention in Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-7893.2010.00233.x


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