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A Health Profile of Adolescent and Young Adult Males: 2005 Brief
University of California, San Francisco,
Park, M. J.,
Irwin, C. E.,
Brindis, C. D.
Year Published: 2005
National Adolescent Health Information Center
Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Adolescent Health
The transition from adolescence to young adulthood to adulthood involves changes in development and independence that have implications for health, explain the authors of this 13-page Brief. They highlight priority health issues for adolescent and young adult males. The authors then identify key gender and racial/ethnic disparities. Health topics include violence, substance use, mental health, reproductive health and healthcare access & utilization. Modified Author Abstract.
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