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International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health

Editor-in-Chief: Merrick, Joav

Editorial Board: Birch, Diana ML / Blum, Robert W. / Greydanus, MD, Dr. HC (Athens), Donald E. / Hardoff, Daniel / Kerr, Mike / Levy, Howard B / Morad, Mohammed / Omar, Hatim A. / de Paul, Joaquin / Rydelius, Per-Anders / Shek, Daniel T.L. / Sher, Leo / Silber, Tomas J. / Towns, Susan / Urkin, Jacob / Verhofstadt-Deneve, Leni / Zeltzer, Lonnie / Tenenbaum, Ariel

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Volume 25, Issue 1


Volume 31 (2019)

Health and educational performance among young migrants

Bruce David Kirkcaldy
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Published Online: 2013-02-28 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijamh-2013-0003


This study is a part replication of an earlier study by on health efficacy, educational attainment and well-being among 30 nations. It includes, however, data from these nations, as well as the latest Pisa results and update socioeconomic data and sociological variables which include divorce rate, number of persons/household, employment rates, and measures of physical and mental health (including new scales of well-being, e.g., mental health index, life satisfaction, suicide rates). More importantly, it includes measures of migrant rates among children and adults in each country, the focus of attention of this article. New material on health and educational expenditure are provided.

Keywords: cross-cultural; education; health; migration; psychological; well-being

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Corresponding author: Professor Bruce David Kirkcaldy, International Centre for the Study of Occupational and Mental Health, Haydnstr. 61, 40593 Düsseldorf, Germany

Received: 2011-11-01

Accepted: 2011-12-17

Published Online: 2013-02-28

Published in Print: 2013-03-01

Citation Information: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, Volume 25, Issue 1, Pages 13–30, ISSN (Online) 2191-0278, ISSN (Print) 0334-0139, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijamh-2013-0003.

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