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http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2007.38
Research Article

Subjective Outcome Evaluation of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: Findings Based on the Perspective of the Program Participants

1Quality of Life Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
2Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre, Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
3Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Received 25 December 2006; Revised 2 January 2007; Accepted 4 January 2007

Academic Editor: Joav Merrick

Copyright © 2007 Daniel T. L. Shek and Hing Keung Ma.

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