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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 170345, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/170345
Research Article

Impact of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in the Junior Secondary School Years: Objective Outcome Evaluation Based on Eight Waves of Longitudinal Data

1Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong
2Public Policy Research Institute, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
3Department of Social Work, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China
4Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, Macau
5Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Kentucky Children鈥檚 Hospital, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536, USA

Received 15 August 2011; Accepted 11 September 2011

Academic Editor: Joav Merrick

Copyright 漏 2012 Daniel T. L. Shek and Cecilia M. S. Ma. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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