Depression and suicidal preoccupation in South African students

Psychol Rep. 1999 Aug;85(1):242. doi: 10.2466/pr0.1999.85.1.242.


Xhosa, Zulu, and colored students in South Africa did not differ on depression scores, but there was some evidence that the pattern of the symptoms of depression differed among the three groups.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Depression / ethnology*
  • Depression / psychology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • South Africa
  • Suicide, Attempted / ethnology*
  • Suicide, Attempted / psychology*