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Domestic Violence: Its Prevalence and Profile

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e-Published: 01 Oct, 2013

Advancing Forensic Psychiatry in Jamaica

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233–4

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013

Editorial Eating Disorders: An Emerging Psychopathology

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Psychiatric Co-morbidity: Revisiting the “Mind-Body” Connection

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115–6

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents in Jamaica

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494–8
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Among the sample of students surveyed, 4.5% (n = 134) reported having depressive symptoms.

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Background: Depression in adolescents is often overlooked and misdiagnosed; however, it is an important mental health problem which is associated with major functional impairments across daily domains of living, and considerable morbidity. The aim of this research is to examine the prevalence of self-reported depressive symptoms among Jamaican adolescents, and the associated sociodemographic factors.

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e-Published: 24 Oct, 2013

Violence Prevention – A Primary Care Approach

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405–6

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013

Suicide Attempt by Self-poisoning: Characteristics of Suicide Attempters Seen at the Emergency Room at the University Hospital of the West Indies

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526–31
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Of the sample of 127 patients seen for attempted suicide by self-poisoning, 75.6% were females. The age cohort 16–30 years represented the largest number of cases (70.8%).

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Objective: To document the characteristics of self-poisoning suicide attempters who were brought to the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Emergency Room and to outline the type of drug used in the attempt.

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e-Published: 24 Oct, 2013

Substance Abuse Treatment – the Special Needs Populations

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82–3

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that problem drug-use is a chronic behavioural disorder characterized by repeated cycles of treatment, relapse and recovery that might last for decades (4). The factors contributing to alcohol and substance use are varied and complex. These include sociodemographic, environmental, sociocultural, family, personality and genetic factors.

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e-Published: 01 Oct, 2013
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