model, discussed in greater detail below, has had an important influence, many youth programs and policies remain focused on adolescence as a time of high risk. Several presenters offered perspectives on the most prevalent dysfunctional behaviors while also expressing frustration with the persistent compartmentalization of research communities, which inhibits their ability to address underlying processes that cut across many of these problem areas.
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