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Exploring Stress and Coping Among Urban African American Adolescents: The Shifting the Lens Study

@article{Chandra2006ExploringSA,
  title={Exploring Stress and Coping Among Urban African American Adolescents: The Shifting the Lens Study},
  author={A. Chandra and Ameena Batada},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={3}
}
  • A. Chandra, Ameena Batada
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Preventing Chronic Disease
  • Introduction Stress can have a significant effect on an adolescent's long-term physical and mental well-being. An understanding of the role of unmanaged stress during early adolescence is critical for the prevention of chronic diseases such as depression. The purpose of the Shifting the Lens study was to explore perceptions of stress, sources of social support, and use of coping strategies among urban African American ninth graders. Methods A youth-driven, mixed-method approach was used to… CONTINUE READING
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