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Parenting and depressive symptoms among adolescents in four Caribbean societies
BackgroundThe strategies that parents use to guide and discipline their children may influence their emotional health. Relatively little research has been conducted examining the association ofExpand
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The association of academic tracking to depressive symptoms among adolescents in three Caribbean countries
BackgroundStudents who are tracked into low performing schools or classrooms that limit their life chances may report increased depressive symptoms. Limited research has been conducted on academicExpand
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Validation of the Beck Depression Inventory II in HIV-positive patients.
OBJECTIVE Research on depression among HIV-positive patients has been limited by the lack of a valid and reliable measure of depression. This project addresses this problem by exploring the internalExpand
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Screening for postpartum depression.
Postpartum depression, a potentially serious public health problem can be effectively treated. With the implementation of universal screening with a standardized, self-administered screening tool, inExpand
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Factors associated with depression in students at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.
OBJECTIVE This project examines the factors associated with depression in students attending the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. METHOD Students enrolled in the Foundation coursesExpand
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Neighbourhood Factors and Depression among Adolescents in Four Caribbean Countries
Background Past research suggests that perceived neighbourhood conditions may influence adolescents' emotional health. Relatively little research has been conducted examining the association ofExpand
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Validation of the beck depression inventory-II in a Jamaican university student cohort.
OBJECTIVE This project explores the internal consistency reliability and the concurrent and discriminant validity of the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) using a wide cross-section of theExpand
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Depression in adolescence: new developments.
Depression in adolescence is under-recognized although its associated burden of illness is very high. Some frequent associations with depression in this age group are under-achievement, poorExpand
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Validation of the Brief Screen for Depression in a Jamaican cohort.
Research on depression in Jamaicans has been limited by the absence of a psychometrically sound measure of depression. This project attempts to rectify this problem by exploring the concurrent andExpand
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Patterns of depressive symptoms among patients with HIV infection.
OBJECTIVE To identify the level of depressive symptoms among patients with HIV infection and to examine the reported patterns of depressive symptoms not confounded by the physical manifestations ofExpand
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