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Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Ann Hagell


The general well-being of British adolescents has been the topic of considerable debate in recent years, but too often this is based on myth rather than fact. Are today's young people more stressed, anxious, distressed or antisocial than they used to be? What does research evidence tell us about the adolescent experience today and how it has changed over time? And how do trends in adolescent well-being since the 1970s relate to changes in education, leisure, communities and family life in that time? This unique volume brings together the main findings from the Nuffield Foundation's Changing Ad ... More

Keywords: Adolescent, Mental health, Time trends, Social change, Well-being, Nuffield Foundation

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781447301042
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.001.0001


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Ann Hagell, editor

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