Psychotic-like experiences and adverse life events in young people. Does gender matter?

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‘Psychotic-like experiences and adverse life events in young people. Does gender matter?’

Paper from the CAMH journal

Psychotic-like experiences (PLEs) and adverse life events (ALEs) are highly prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa where gendered practices are also common. There is, however, a paucity of data on how the relationship between PLEs and life adversities is influenced by gender. The current study addressed this gap.

Data were collected from 1886 school-based young people (1174 females) in Ghana, West Africa using a cross-sectional survey methodology and analyzed using Chi-square, independent t-test, Pearson correlation, and multivariate regression.

Authors: Samuel Adjorlolo, Victoria Awortwe, Adote Anum, Keng-Yen Huang, Daniel Mamah

First published: 23 August 2023

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