Child and adolescent mental health in Africa: A qualitative analysis of the perspectives of emerging mental health clinicians and researchers using an online platform

Published in: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Volume 31, issue 2, 2019 , pages: 93–107
DOI: 10.2989/17280583.2019.1659145
Author(s): Eugene Lee DavidsAdolescent Health Research Unit, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, South Africa, Leigh Adams TuckerDepartment of Psychology, South Africa, Grace Nduku WambuaSee Me, Kenya, Deborah Leigh FewsterOccupational Therapy Department, South Africa, Liezl SchlebuschCentre for Autism Research in Africa, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, South Africa, Saira BS KarrimSpeech-Language Therapy, South Africa, Mouna AttiaPsychiatry Department, Tunisia, Joachim NyoniMinistry of General Education, Zambia, Fikirte Girma BayouhDepartment of Psychiatry, Ethiopia, Hillary KuteesaCollege of Health Science, Uganda, Takoua BrahimPsychiatry Department, Tunisia, Michelle HoogenhoutDivision of Developmental Paediatrics, South Africa, Rahma Ben Moussa KahloulPsychiatry Department, Tunisia, Nicola Jearey-GrahamPsychology Department, South Africa, Habte Belete GobieCollege of Medicine and Health Science, Ethiopia, Joyce Sserunjogi NalugyaDepartment of Psychiatry, Uganda


Objective: Using a social ecological framework, this study aimed to establish emerging mental health clinicians and researchers’ perspectives about child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) in Africa.

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