This brief presents national data on measures ranging from well-being to substantial impairment. This brief aims to inform health professionals, policymakers, educators, administrators, and school-based health centers concerned with the health and well-being of adolescents.
February 11, 2008
David K. Knopf, M. Jane Park & Tina Paul Mulye
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