Substance use and common child mental health problems: examining longitudinal associations in a British sample.

Abstract

AIMS To examine the longitudinal associations in both directions between mental health and substance use in adolescence. DESIGN Three-year longitudinal cohort. SETTING Britain (nationally representative sample). PARTICIPANTS 3607 youths aged 11-16 years at baseline. MEASUREMENTS Externalizing and internalizing mental health problems were measured… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.02981.x

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