Poor mental health and sexual risk behaviours in Uganda: A cross-sectional population-based study

@inproceedings{Lundberg2011PoorMH,
  title={Poor mental health and sexual risk behaviours in Uganda: A cross-sectional population-based study},
  author={Peter Lundberg and Godfrey Zari Rukundo and Schola Ashaba and Anna Ekeus Thorson and Peter Allebeck and Per-Olof {\"O}stergren and Elizabeth Cantor-Graae},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Poor mental health predicts sexual risk behaviours in high-income countries, but little is known about this association in low-income settings in sub-Saharan Africa where HIV is prevalent. This study investigated whether depression, psychological distress and alcohol use are associated with sexual risk behaviours in young Ugandan adults. METHOD Household sampling was performed in two Ugandan districts, with 646 men and women aged 18-30 years recruited. Hopkins Symptoms Checklist-25… CONTINUE READING
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