Adolescent risk: the costs of affluence.

Suniya S. Luthar, Shawn J. Latendresse

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Within the context of a developmental psychopathology model emphasizing person-context transactions across the life span, adjustment disturbances among youth in upper-class suburbia are discussed. Potential reasons for these problems, involving achievement pressure and disconnection from parents, are explored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-122
Number of pages22
JournalNew directions for youth development
Issue number95
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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