Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities

@inproceedings{OConnell2009PreventingME,
  title={Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities},
  author={M. O’Connell and T. Boat and K. Warner},
  year={2009}
}
National Academy of Sciences • National Academy of Engineering • Institute of Medicine • National Research Council Mental, emotional, and behavioral (MEB) disorders—which include depression, conduct disorder, and substance abuse—affect large numbers of young people. Studies indicate that MEB disorders are a major health threat and are as commonplace today among young people as a fractured limb—not inevitable but not at all unusual. Almost one in five young people have one or more MEB disorders… Expand
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