Youth mental health in a populous city of the developing world: results from the Mexican Adolescent Mental Health Survey.

@article{Benjet2009YouthMH,
  title={Youth mental health in a populous city of the developing world: results from the Mexican Adolescent Mental Health Survey.},
  author={Corina Benjet and Guilherme Borges and Mar{\'i}a Elena Medina-Mora and Joaqu{\'i}n Zambrano and Sergio A Aguilar-Gaxiola},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={386-95}
}
BACKGROUND Because the epidemiologic data available for adolescents from the developing world is scarce, the objective is to estimate the prevalence and severity of psychiatric disorders among Mexico City adolescents, the socio-demographic correlates associated with these disorders and service utilization patterns. METHODS This is a multistage probability survey of adolescents aged 12 to 17 residing in Mexico City. Participants were administered the computer-assisted adolescent version of the… CONTINUE READING

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