Brain fag symptoms in rural South African secondary school pupils

Peltzer, Karl; Cherian, Varghese I.
December 1998
Psychological Reports;Dec98 Part 2, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p1187
Academic Journal
Investigates brain fag symptoms in rural South African secondary school pupils. Relations for collectivism, socioeconomic status, female birth order and depression score on self-reporting questionnaires; Brain fag syndrome as a depressive disorder and to some extent an anxiety and depressive disorder.


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