Recorded: EIP 2015 ● Language: English ● Duration: 16 minutes Topic: Adolescent Medicine


Speaker: ROSS WHITEHEAD, HBSC, United Kingdom

  Learning Objectives: The Session will: (1) Illustrate the time trends for several mental health and well-being outcomes among 11-15 year olds using data from seven rounds of the HBSC study in Scotland (1990-2014). These include psychological and somatic complaints, happiness, confidence among other indicators. (2) Explore the role played by body image in the changing prevalence of these mental health indicators over time. (3) Explore potential for prevention and future studies in this context