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The social-economic risk factors of adolescent psychological disorders


Kislitsyna, Ol'ga Anatol'evna (2009). The social-economic risk factors of adolescent psychological disorders. Sotsiologicheskie Issledovaniya(8), 92-99.


The author commences the article by discussing the condition of psychological health of the rising generation, which has an important significance for the security, guarantee and maintaining of a steady and stable development of society. Subsequently, in this regard the number of cases is increasing, particularly in the midst of adolescence. In this article the author makes an attempt to reveal the basic fundamental demographic, social, and economic factors, which determine the proliferation of psychological health disorders among adolescent youth. The author's analysis is drawn from multidimensional models and information from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (RLMS), which surveyed 841 adolescents from ages 14-17. In the study the author focuses on the distribution of depression as a subject by both sex and age, provides the percentages found. Then, the author examines the determinates of the distribution of psychological health disorders among adolescents, along with the basis determined, and also presents and provides the statistics taken from this study, including the models utilized in determining the research. M. Diem

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Sotsiologicheskie Issledovaniya


Kislitsyna, Ol'ga Anatol'evna