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Development of Somatic Complaints Among Adolescents and Young Adults in Switzerland

Published Online: 28 Jul 2018
Volume & Issue: Volume 44 (2018) - Issue 2 (July 2018)
Page range: 239 - 258
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2297-8348
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16 Apr 2016
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3 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

In this study we explored the development of somatic complaints among adolescents and young adults aged 16 to 30 years in Switzerland. Using data from the Transitions from Education to Employment (TREE) study, we applied a hidden Markovian model with covariates to cluster trajectories representing the sum of eight somatic complaints. The resulting groups differed mainly in terms of gender, reading literacy, and substance use. The trajectories of somatic complaints were also related to the number of critical events experienced by the respondents.

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