Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 612

Full Length Research Paper

Confessions: Suicidal ideation on a Ghanaian radio program

Mensah Adinkrah
  • Mensah Adinkrah
  • Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Central Michigan University 126 Anspach Hall Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 48859 U.S.A.
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  •  Received: 20 November 2013
  •  Accepted: 26 May 2014
  •  Published: 31 July 2014

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