Transitioning to adulthood: Risk and protective factors for mental health

Title: Transitioning to adulthood: Risk and protective factors for mental health problems between adolescence and adulthood in a representative population sample

Question: What are the risk and protective factors that can modify the course of mental health problems in a critical period of life such as transitioning to adulthood?

Strategy: Use data from the Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development (QLSCD; n=2120). Main outcomes will be trajectories of mental health problems modeled from assessments in adolescence and early adulthood and linked emergency visits and hospitalization related to mental health including suicidal ideation and suicide attempt.

Impact: Improve the prevention of the heavy social, personal and economic burden of mental health problems in youth transitioning to adulthood

Funded by:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Principal investigator:
Marie-Claude Geoffroy

Co-investigators:
Gustavo Turecki
Jean-Philippe Gouin
Sylvana Côté
Richard Tremblay
Michel Boivin
Tina Montreuil
Isabelle Ouellet-Morin
Xiangfei Meng
Massimiliano Orri
Johanne Renaud
Frédérick Philippe
Isabelle Daigneault

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