Major depressive disorder in a Kenyan youth sample: relationship with parenting behavior and parental psychiatric disorders

@inproceedings{Khasakhala2013MajorDD,
  title={Major depressive disorder in a Kenyan youth sample: relationship with parenting behavior and parental psychiatric disorders},
  author={Lincoln Imbugwa Khasakhala and David Musyimi Ndetei and Muthoni Mathai and Valerie S. Harder},
  booktitle={Annals of general psychiatry},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundStudies on mental health problems during childhood and youth development phases have reported that families of children diagnosed with a depressive disorder tend to be dysfunctional. These dysfunctions have been shown to be mediating factors for children to develop psychiatric disorders in the future.ObjectiveThis study was designed to investigate whether perceived parenting behavior and parental psychiatric disorders have any relationship with youth presenting with major depressive… CONTINUE READING
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