A Spanish translation of this brief is available for download under "Additional Files" below.
This brief will describe psychosocial development and family life cycle changes during the transition to adulthood in typical youth and youth with serious mental health conditions (SMHC). We also describe additional challenges this population faces, and what can be done to support them and improve their outcomes.
Originally published as: Transitions RTC Research Brief 3, 2011.
Davis, M., Sabella, K., Smith, L. M., & Costa, A. (2011). Becoming an Adult: Challenges for Those with Mental Health Conditions [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief, 8 (15). Retrieved from http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol8/iss15/1
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Transition Age Youth
transition to adulthood, youth, serious mental health conditions (SMHC), Spanish