Prevalence of emotional and behavioural problems among 6–12 year old children in Egypt

@article{BChMScMDAsmaaAbdElhamid2008PrevalenceOE,
  title={Prevalence of emotional and behavioural problems among 6–12 year old children in Egypt},
  author={MB BChMScMDAsmaaAbdElhamid and MA MDMEdFRCGPProf.AmandaHowe and MB BChirMRCPMDFRCPCHRichardReading},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={44},
  pages={8-14}
}
Epidemiological information about prevalence of child mental health problems is essential to inform policy and public health practice. This information is weak in many developing countries and those in developmental transition. There have been few such studies in Arab countries and none in Egypt. We conducted a population prevalence study of emotional and behavioural disorders among 1186 6–12 year old children in Minia, Egypt. Data was collected from teachers and parents using the Strengths and… CONTINUE READING
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