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Lifestyle and mental health among school-going adolescents in Namibia

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dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-19T14:20:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-19T14:20:57Z
dc.date.issued 2017-03-27 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/10815
dc.description.abstract This study examined the association between lifestyle behaviours and psychological distress indicators among school going adolescents The analysis included 4 531 school children, 11???18 years of age, who completed the Namibia Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS) in 2013 Multivariable logistic regression analysis found that engaging in a greater number of harmful consumptive, sedentary and sexual risk behaviours carried an elevated risk for anxiety, suicide attempt and loneliness Adolescents with co-occurring health risk behaviours have poorer mental health outcomes with socio-economic vulnerability. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject ADOLESCENTS en
dc.subject MENTAL HEALTH en
dc.subject LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION PROGRAMMES en
dc.subject RISK BEHAVIOUR en
dc.subject NAMIBIA en
dc.title Lifestyle and mental health among school-going adolescents in Namibia en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 27(1) en
dc.BudgetYear 2016/17 en
dc.ResearchGroup HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB en
dc.SourceTitle Journal of Psychology in Africa en
dc.ArchiveNumber 9672 en
dc.PageNumber 69-73 en
dc.outputnumber 8563 en
dc.bibliographictitle Peltzer, K. & Pengpid, S. (2017) Lifestyle and mental health among school-going adolescents in Namibia. <i>Journal of Psychology in Africa</i>. 27(1):69-73. en
dc.publicationyear 2017 en
dc.contributor.author1 Peltzer, K. en
dc.contributor.author2 Pengpid, S. en


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