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2009 Prevalence and correlates of substance use among school children in six African countries

An increasing trend of noncommunicable diseases is a worldwide phenomenon, also including the developing countries. Few studies focus on ado...

2009 Health behavior and protective factors among school children in four African countries

Background. Increasing trends of non-communicable diseases is a worldwide phenomenon including in the developing countries. Few studies focu...

2008 School drop-outs and imprisoned youths

Young people equate life as a 'drop-out' to living in a prison, writes SAADHNA PANDAY and FABIAN ARENDS, following discussions held on learn...

2008 Correlates of suicide risk among secondary school students in Cape Town

The aim of this study was to assess correlates of suicide risk in a South African school-based population (N = 1,157) from three secondary s...