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Youth Studies Australia
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Popular texts of interest to youth studies and sociology  include Youth subcultures; Ethnic minority youth in Australia; Sounds of then, sounds of now: Popular music in Australia, and more.

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March 2006

Special issue on youth mental health

Editorial: Increased mental health awareness

Introduction: Young people's mental health and wellbeing
Prof. Carey Denholm

Feature articles:

Success and wellbeing: A preview of the Australia 21 report on young people's wellbeing
Richard Eckersley, Ani Wierenga & Johanna Wyn
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Where to from here? Guiding for mental health for young people with complex needs
Andrew Bruun & Christopher Hynan
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Being true to oneself: The role of authenticity in promoting youth mental health
William Hallam, Craig Olsson, Glenn Bowes & John Toumbourou
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Self-help support groups: Adding to the toolbox of mental health care options for young men
Ann Dadich
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Health and wellbeing: How do young people see these concepts?
Gary Easthope & Rob White
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The Cool Teens CD-ROM: A multimedia self-help program for adolescents with anxiety
Mike Cunningham, Ronald Rapee & Heidi Lyneham
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Regular columns:

For this special issue on youth mental health, the Abstracts column has been replaced with Research in progress: Synopses of programs in development and research in progress at a number of leading research facilities
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Youth Monitor: 
A national roundup of recent press reports on youth issues
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Youth initiatives:
edventures WA:
creating life opportunities for young people
Full text

Online supplement:

Major Australian mental health and related services: An extensive list of Australian mental health organisations that provide services for young people, and examples of their programs, compiled by ACYS for this edition.

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