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Lifetime mental disorders and suicidal behaviour in South Africa.
OBJECTIVE: There is relatively little data on the relationship between lifetime mental disorders and suicidal behaviour in low and middle income countries. This study examines the relationship between lifetime mental ...
A survey of psychosis risk symptoms in Kenya
Defining the prepsychotic state in an effort to prevent illness progression and the development of disorders such as schizophrenia is a rapidly growing area of psychiatry. The presentation of psychotic symptoms can be ...
The Prevalence of Depression among Family Caregivers of Children with Intellectual Disability in a Rural Setting in Kenya
Caregivers of children with intellectual disability have a great responsibility that may be stressful. The psychological well-being of the care giver may aﬀect the quality of care given to children with intellectual ...
Improving access to mental health care in Kenya", Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care
(University of Nairobi, 2011)
The Association Between Alcohol Dependence and Depression Before and After Treatment For Alcohol Dependence
(University of Nairobi, 2012-01)
The presence of depression in alcohol-dependent persons is likely to influence treatment process and outcomes. Identification of depression is important though not every depressed alcohol-dependent person requires treatment ...
Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) of mental illness among staff in general medical facilities in Kenya: practice and policy implications.
Objective: To determine the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about mental illness among staff in general hospitals. Method: A descriptive cross-sectional study conducted on staff in ten medical facilities in Kenya on their ...
Physical illness in patients with severe mental disorders. I. Prevalence, impact of medications and disparities in health care
The lifespan of people with severe mental illness (SMI) is shorter compared to the general population. This excess mortality is mainly due to physical illness. We report prevalence rates of different physical illnesses as ...