Mental health status among Burmese adolescent students living in boarding houses in Thailand: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Akiyama2013MentalHS,
  title={Mental health status among Burmese adolescent students living in boarding houses in Thailand: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Takeshi Akiyama and Thar Win and Cynthia Maung and Paw Ray and Kayako Sakisaka and Aya Tanabe and Jun Kobayashi and Masamine Jimba},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND In Tak province of Thailand, a number of adolescent students who migrated from Burma have resided in the boarding houses of migrant schools. This study investigated mental health status and its relationship with perceived social support among such students. METHODS This cross-sectional study surveyed 428 students, aged 12-18 years, who lived in boarding houses. The Hopkins Symptom Checklist (HSCL)-37 A, Stressful Life Events (SLE) and Reactions of Adolescents to Traumatic Stress… CONTINUE READING
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