Psychiatric problems and suicidal behaviour in incarcerated adolescents in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

@article{Ghanizadeh2012PsychiatricPA,
  title={Psychiatric problems and suicidal behaviour in incarcerated adolescents in the Islamic Republic of Iran.},
  author={Ahmad Ghanizadeh and Saeed Nouri and Seyed Hasan Sadat Nabi},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={311-7}
}
Data are lacking about the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and suicidal behaviour in incarcerated adolescents in Asia. This cross-sectional study evaluated the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and the prediction of suicidal attempts in 100 incarcerated males aged 12-19 years in Shiraz. Data were collected in face-to-face interview using the Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia (Farsi version). The mean age was 16.8 (SD 1.3) years and mean age at first imprisonment… CONTINUE READING

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