Year: 1991 Source: New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1991. p.157-180 SIEC No: 19910952

This article begins with a literature review of studies on adolescents & depression. Then, the authors present a study in which over a 1000 Boston high school students were interviewed. Measures of 13 mental health problem areas are presented, including: depression, eating disorders, anxiety, hostility, suicidal thoughts, psychosomatic symptoms, drinking, drug use, deliquent behaviors, school problems & performance, & sexual risk taking. (VM)