Changes in depression and positive mental health among youth in a healthy relationships program

This study explored and identified meaningful groups of youth based on their depression symptoms over time. Researchers found that youth who reported high levels of depression prior to the program experienced a significant decline in depressive symptoms and improved mental well-being following the program. 

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Keywords: Depression; Positive mental health; Mental health promotion; Latent class growth analysis; Adolescents

Journal Authors: Natalia Lapshina, Claire Crooks, Amanda Kerry (2018).

Research Snapshot by: Courtney Cadieux, MA Candidate

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