Year: 2013 Source: Journal of Adolescent Health.(2012).51(4):339-348.doi:10.1016/j.adohealth.2011.12.027. SIEC No: 20130164

Purpose: To date, no population-based data about experiences of low mood and suicidal behaviors among adolescents in Vietnam have been published in the English peer-reviewed literature. The aim was to establish the prevalence of self-reported symptoms of low mood, acts of self-harm, and suicidal thoughts and their correlates among adolescents from two national population-based surveys, Survey Assessment of Vietnamese Youth (SAVY) I (2003-2004) and II (2009-2010). Methods: Data from the subset of participants aged 14-19 years from the two structured SAVYs were analyzed.

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