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Paula Nurius Examines Mental Health Problems Among Court-Involved Youth

Posted: 8/1/2017 (CSDE Research)

In a recent paper on mental health problems among court-involved youth, affiliate Paula Nurius, Professor of Social Work, and colleagues consider these problems as a function of adverse childhood experiences. Their findings indicate that maltreatment during childhood is a strong contributor to mental health problems, though these effects can be moderated by social support. The full paper is available on ResearchGate by request.

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