A cross-sectional study of depression with comorbid substance use dependency in pregnant adolescents from an informal settlement of Nairobi: drawing implications for treatment and prevention work

Abstract Introduction Adolescent pregnancy is a highly prevalent and significant public health problem in Kenya, and mental health needs of pregnant adolescent girls have been overlooked. Nearly, 50% of the world’s population comprises children and adolescents and 85% live in lower and middle-income...

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Main Authors: Eric Kimbui, Mary Kuria, Obadia Yator, Manasi Kumar
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-12-01
Series:Annals of General Psychiatry
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12991-018-0222-2