Association between Plasmodium falciparum malaria and the mental health of children between five years and nineteen years in sub‐Saharan Africa: A systematic review.

@article{Akpalu2012AssociationBP,
  title={Association between Plasmodium falciparum malaria and the mental health of children between five years and nineteen years in sub‐Saharan Africa: A systematic review.},
  author={B. Akpalu and K. Ae-Ngibise and F. Agbokey and G. Adjei and Y. Enuameh},
  journal={JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={1–14}
}
Review objectives The objective of this review is to identify and synthesise the best available evidence on the association of Plasmodium falciparum malaria and the short-term and long-term mental health deficiencies of children aged between 5 years and 19 years in sub-Saharan Africa. More specifically, the objectives are to identify the effects of malaria episodes on children’s memory, attention, general school performance, schizophrenic and manic syndromes, typical and atypical depression… Expand
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