Transitioning to Adulthood: The Role of Adolescent Depression and Suicidal Ideation

Assess the long-term influence of moderate-to-severe depressive or suicidal symptoms in adolescence on the transition to adulthood. Thirteen years of data from Waves I to IV of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health, N=11,186) were analyzed to assess the likelihood that study participants were positioned to make a healthy transition to adulthood by their mid/late twenties and early thirties.

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