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TitleStudies in behavioural epidemiology
AuthorFlisher, Alan John
SubjectAdolescent Behavior - South Africa
SubjectAdolescent psychology
SubjectMortality - in adolescence - South Africa
SubjectSuicide - South Africa
AbstractCollection of papers submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cape Town, in fulfilment of the requirements of Part III of the Degree Master of Medicine in Psychiatry.
AbstractThe following five papers are included in this collection. Paper 1. Flisher AJ, Joubert G, Yach D. Mortality from external causes in South African adolescents, 1984 - 1986. South African Medical Journal 1992; 81: 77-80. Paper 2. Flisher AJ, Chalton DO. High school dropouts in a working-class South African community: selected characteristics and risk-taking behaviour. Journal of Adolescence (in press). Paper 3. Flisher AJ, Roberts MM, Blignaut RJ. Youth attending Cape Peninsula day hospitals. Sexual behaviour and missed opportunities for contraception counselling. South African Medical Journal 1992; 82: 104-106. Paper 4. Flisher AJ, Parry CDH. Suicide in South Africa. An analysis of nationally registered mortality data for 1984-1986. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica (in press). Paper 5. Flisher AJ, Parry CDH, Bradshaw D, Juritz J. Suicide in South Africa - seasonal variation. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica (to be submitted) .
PublisherUniversity of Cape Town
PublisherFaculty of Health Sciences
PublisherDepartment of Psychiatry and Mental Health