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KH Jacobsen

Bullying, Mental Health, and Parental Involvement among Adolescents in the Caribbean

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504–8
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A survey of 6780 early adolescents in the Cayman Islands, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago found a strong association between bullying and poor mental health.

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Objective: To examine the relationships between peer victimization, mental health, and parental involvement among middle school students in the Caribbean.


Methods: Data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS) conducted in the Cayman Islands, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago in 2007 were analysed using age- and gender-adjusted logistic regression models.

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e-Published: 24 Oct, 2013

Oral Hygiene and Handwashing Practices among Middle School Students in 15 Latin American and Caribbean Countries

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.128
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266–8
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Nationally-representative data from 33 174 middle school students in 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries show a strong relationship between infrequent toothbrushing and infrequent handwashing.

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05 Jun, 2014
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e-Published: 06 Mar, 2015
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