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Mental health promotion in Western Cape schools :an exploration of factors relating to risk, resilience and health promotion.

by Johnson, Bridget Ann

Abstract (Summary)
Recent South African research has confirmed that there is reason to be concerned about the mental health status and well-being of our youth. School-going youth are engaging in a wide array of risk behaviours that seriously threaten their well-being and hamper their chances of experiencing success in the future. The aim of this research was to explore factors relating to risk, resilience and health promoting schools in order to enhance the well-being of youth in South Africa.
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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:youth mental health south africa western cape services education illness prevention

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Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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