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Suicidal behaviour among youths associated with psychopathology in both parents and youths attending outpatient psychiatric clinic in Kenya
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a major cause of death among youths particularly with psychiatric, alcohol abuse and substance abuse disorders. There are relatively few studies on the relationship between psychiatric and substance ...
The Relationship between Substance Abuse, Nicotine Use and Positive and Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenic Patients at Mathari Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
(Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse, 2007)
Substance abuse in 224 Kenyan schizophrenic patients was assessed using the Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms, the Scale for the Assessment of Positive Symptoms, the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test ...
A study of drug use in five urban centres in kenya
(University Of Nairobi, 2008)
Few studies have addressed the reasons for substance use in Kenya, with most focusing on prevalence rates in school-based and general population samples. None have been carried out among people already using drugs. This ...