Not all developmental assets can predict negative mental health outcomes of disadvantaged youth: A case of suburban Kuala Lumpur

Rozmi Ismail, M. Nuruddin Ghazalli, Norhayati Ibrahim

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Abstract

This study sets out to gauge the relationship between developmental assets of adolescents and their negative mental health outcomes. Sample size comprised of 346 respondents of disadvantaged (at-risk) youth from suburban areas of Kuala Lumpur by using purposive and snowball sampling techniques. Two instruments were used; General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) by Goldberg and Williams

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)452-459
Number of pages8
JournalMediterranean Journal of Social Sciences
Volume6
Issue number5S1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015

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Keywords

  • At-risk youth
  • Developmental assets
  • Mental health outcomes
  • Social environment
  • Suburban poor

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  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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