Lifestyle and demographic correlates of poor mental health in early adolescence.

  title={Lifestyle and demographic correlates of poor mental health in early adolescence.},
  author={Monique Robinson and Garth Edward Kendall and Peter J Jacoby and Beth P Hands and Lawrie J. Beilin and Sven R. Silburn and Stephen R. Zubrick and Wendy H Oddy},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  volume={47 1-2},
AIM To determine the constellation of lifestyle and demographic factors that are associated with poor mental health in an adolescent population. METHODS The Raine Study 14-year follow-up involved primary care givers and their adolescent children (n= 1860). The Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) was used to assess adolescent mental health. We examined diet, socio-demographic data, family functioning, physical activity, screen use and risk-taking behaviours with mental health outcomes using… CONTINUE READING
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