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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 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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