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Research data: SUBSTANCE ABUSE
2015 Child and adolescent suicide attempts, suicidal behavior, and adverse childhood experiences in South Africa: a prospective study
This is the first known prospective study of child suicidal behavior in sub-Saharan Africa. Aims were to determine whether (1) cumulative ex...
2014 Tuberculosis and co-existing common mental and substance-use disorders: a case for including mental healthcare and substance-use prevention as part of the tuberculosis treatment package in high-burden provinces
South Africa has 0.7% of the world's population and 28% of the world's population of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosi...