Suicidal ideation and associated factors among school-going adolescents in rural Uganda

  title={Suicidal ideation and associated factors among school-going adolescents in rural Uganda},
  author={Emmanuel M Rudatsikira and Adamson Sinjani Muula and Seter Siziya and Jeremiahs Twa-Twa},
  journal={BMC Psychiatry},
  pages={67 - 67}
BACKGROUND Mental health is a neglected area of health research and practice in most of sub-Saharan African countries where the largest burden of morbidity is from infectious diseases. This even occurs despite the fact that some mental health problems may arise from infectious diseases. METHODS We conducted secondary analysis of the Uganda Global School-Based Health Survey-2003 to obtain the prevalence of, and assess factors that may be associated with suicidal ideation among school-going… CONTINUE READING


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