Young people’s wellbeing
Young people’s wellbeing

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Young people’s wellbeing

2 Frameworks for understanding young people's wellbeing

2.1 Introduction

In the course overview we explored some of the images and discourses about young people's health currently in circulation. But what assumptions are being made in these stories about what it means for a young person to be healthy, whether physically or mentally? What kind of model of wellbeing is being used in these discourses, and are there alternative approaches?

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