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Changes in society and young people’s mental health1. / Bolton, Derek; Bhugra, Dinesh.

In: International Review of Psychiatry, 01.01.2020.

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Bolton, D & Bhugra, D 2020, 'Changes in society and young people’s mental health1', International Review of Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540261.2020.1753968

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Bolton, D., & Bhugra, D. (Accepted/In press). Changes in society and young people’s mental health1. International Review of Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540261.2020.1753968

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Bolton D, Bhugra D. Changes in society and young people’s mental health1. International Review of Psychiatry. 2020 Jan 1. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540261.2020.1753968

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Bolton, Derek ; Bhugra, Dinesh. / Changes in society and young people’s mental health1. In: International Review of Psychiatry. 2020.

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