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Prevalence of child mental health problems in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of child mental health problems in community settings in sub-Saharan Africa. DATA SOURCES: A systematic search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PsychInfo, supplemented by tracking of references from identified articles and personal communications with local researchers. STUDY SELECTION: Only community-based studies in sub-Saharan Africa that assessed the general psychopathology of children aged 0 to 16 years were included. For each eligible study, the following inf...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine
Volume:
166
Issue:
3
Pages:
276-281
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1538-3628
ISSN:
1072-4710
URN:
uuid:122ec5cb-80b8-4c5b-8c74-2d63cc918e26
Source identifiers:
316409
Local pid:
pubs:316409

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