Suicidal behaviour among youths associated with psychopathology in both parents and youths attending outpatient psychiatric clinic in Kenya

@inproceedings{Khasakhala2013SuicidalBA,
  title={Suicidal behaviour among youths associated with psychopathology in both parents and youths attending outpatient psychiatric clinic in Kenya},
  author={Lincoln Imbugwa Khasakhala and David Musyimi Ndetei and Matthews Mathai},
  booktitle={Annals of general psychiatry},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundSuicide is a major cause of death among youths particularly with psychiatric, alcohol abuse and substance abuse disorders. There are relatively few studies on the relationship between psychiatric and substance abuse disorders with suicidal behaviour from low-income countries. This study examines the relationship between suicidal behaviour and co-existing psychiatric or substance disorders among youths and depressive and alcohol use disorders in their parents.MethodThe study sample had… CONTINUE READING
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