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Thomas A, Cairney S, Gunthorpe W, Paradies Y, Sayers S
This article reports on a study undertaken by Menzies School of Health Research that aimed to develop and validate a culturally appropriate tool for assessing social and emotional wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth. The article includes information on the methods involved and the results of the study, and concludes that the instrument is a culturally appropriate and effective tool for assessing social and emotional wellbeing.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
The instrument discussed in this article would be a useful tool for health practitioners when assessing social and emotional wellbeing in young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
Menzies School of Health Research
Institute of Advanced Studies
Charles Darwin University
PO Box 41096
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8922 8196
Fax: (08) 8927 5187
lt;p gt;The Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study (ABC) is a prospective, life course study of Indigenous newborns, investigating the causes of non-communicable chronic diseases, with special emphasis on early causes and preventative interventions.