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A Health Profile of Adolescent and Young Adult Males: 2005 Brief

Authors: 
University of California, San Francisco,
Park, M. J.,
Paul, T.,
Irwin, C. E.,
Brindis, C. D.
Year Published: 2005
Type: 
Brief
Organization: 
National Adolescent Health Information Center
Series: 
Source: 
Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Adolescent Health
Abstract: 

The transition from adolescence to young adulthood to adulthood involves changes in development and independence that have implications for health, explain the authors of this 13-page Brief. They highlight priority health issues for adolescent and young adult males. The authors then identify key gender and racial/ethnic disparities. Health topics include violence, substance use, mental health, reproductive health and healthcare access & utilization. Modified Author Abstract.

Availability: 
National Adolescent Health Information Center, University of California, San Francisco, Division of Adolescent Medicine, 3333 California Street, Box 0503, Suite 245, San Francisco, CA 94143-0503; Telephone: (415) 502-4856, Fax: (415) 502- 4858, E-mail: <nahic@ucsf.edu>, <http://nahic.ucsf.edu>
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