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The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth

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Focuses on the impact of social determinants of health on adolescents. Discusses adolescent development; how the environment affects biology; and how societal factors such as education, healthcare, the child welfare system, and the justice system create disparities. Offers recommendations for each area and includes some discussion of rural disparities in the health system chapter.
Date
05/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Tagged as
Access · Child welfare · Criminal justice system · Educational attainment · Health disparities · Social determinants of health