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Psychosocial Disorders in Young People: Time Trends and Their Causes

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 19 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:518
  1. Jean Harris Hendriks

    Ed Michael Rutter, David J Smith Wiley, £49.95, pp 843 ISBN 0 471 95054 8

    Written by a European academic study group, with contributions by experts in child and adolescent psychiatry, criminology, and epidemiology, Psychosocial Disorders in Young People targets disorders that tend “to rise or peak in frequency during the teenage years.” These are: crime; suicide and suicidal behaviour; depression; eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia); and the abuse of alcohol and psychoactive drugs. The study explores individual development and other relevant factors within …

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