Articles by Author: Christina Hoven

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  1. Suicide behaviour among Guyanese orphans: identification of suicide risk and protective factors in a low- to middle-income country

    Suicide behaviour among Guyanese orphans: identification of suicide risk and protective factors in a low- to middle-income country

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: Suicide is the leading cause of death among youth in Guyana, a low- and middle-income country (LMIC), which globally ranks first in female adolescent suicides over the last decade. Worldwide, Guyana has experienced the largest increase in youth suicide,...
  2. Perceived control and communication about sex: A study of South African families

    Perceived control and communication about sex: A study of South African families

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Caregiver–youth communication about sex protects youth against HIV/AIDS, and caregivers who believe that sex knowledge is important are more likely to talk to their youth about sex. However, caregivers who experience barriers to communication about sex may not talk to...