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Table 1 Evidence regarding prevalence, nature and interventions to address mental health problems in adolescents in resource-constrained settings

From: Using the World Health Organization's 4S-Framework to Strengthen National Strategies, Policies and Services to Address Mental Health Problems in Adolescents in Resource-Constrained Settings

Country Mental health morbidity in community or clinical cohorts Depressive and other emotional symptoms Suicide and suicidal behaviours* Mental health after armed conflict and natural disasters Mental health consequences of non-communicable and communicable diseases Mental health and sexual and reproductive health** Emerging mental health concerns TOTAL
Bangladesh   1    1 1   3
Bosnia     6     6
Cambodia     1     1
Cameroon       1   1
China   6 6    1 3 16
Colombia 1 2      1 4
Cuba     1     1
Ecuador       1 1 2
Egypt   2 1    1 1 5
El Salvador    1      1
Eritrea     1     1
Ethiopia   1    1 1   3
Gaza Strip and West Bank 1    5     6
Guatemala   1       1
Honduras     1     1
India 2 3 3 6 2 1 3 20
Iran 1 2       3
Iraq     3     3
Kosovo     1     1
Micronesia    1      1
Nepal   1   1   1   3
Nicaragua    2 1     3
Nigeria 1 5 1   3 2   12
Pakistan 1      2   3
Philippines   2       2
Senegal       1   1
Sudan     2     2
Sri Lanka   1 1 1     3
Thailand   1 1 2     4
Uganda   1   2 2    5
Ukraine   2       2
Zambia    1   1    2
Zimbabwe      2    2
TOTAL 7 31 18 34 12 12 9 123
  1. *excluding the WHO SUPRE-MISS study, which included, but was not specific to adolescents
  2. Source: Fisher J, Cabral de Mello M, Izutsu T, Vijayakumar L, Belfer M, Omigbodun O. Adolescent mental health in resource-constrained settings: A review of the evidence. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2011;57[S1] 9-116.