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Youth Life Satisfaction: A Review of the Literature

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  • Carmel Proctor
  • P. Linley
  • John Maltby

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  • Carmel Proctor & P. Linley & John Maltby, 2009. "Youth Life Satisfaction: A Review of the Literature," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(5), pages 583-630, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:10:y:2009:i:5:p:583-630
    DOI: 10.1007/s10902-008-9110-9
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