[The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS): risks and resources for the mental development of children and adolescents].

@article{Erhart2007TheGH,
  title={[The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS): risks and resources for the mental development of children and adolescents].},
  author={Michael Erhart and Heike H{\"o}lling and Silke Bettge and Ulricke Ravens-Sieberer and Robert Schlack},
  journal={Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 5-6},
  pages={800-9}
}
Along with the salutogenetic approach in health sciences, the quest for factors exerting a protective effect on mental development and health has increasingly gained importance, complementing the study of risk factors. A total of 6,691 children and adolescents aged 11 to 17 years answered questionnaires on personal, social and family resources as part of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS). Children with low socioeconomic status (SES) more… CONTINUE READING

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