Maselko J, Sikander S, Bangash O, Bhalotra S, Franz L, Ganga N, Rajan DG, O'Donnell K, Rahman A. Child mental health and maternal depression history in Pakistan. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology. 2016 Jan;51(51). 49-62. PMID: 26561398 [PubMed]
We address the significant gaps in knowledge of prevalence and correlates of child mental health (CMH) problems outside of high income countries. We describe the prevalence of CMH problems and their correlates with a focus on the association with maternal depression in a sample of seven-year-old children in rural Pakistan.