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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 Psychological Challenges Of Recent Events In Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2008)
Patterns of substance use among Kenya street Children
(University of Nairobi., 2001)
Agenesis of the corpus callosum with associated inter-hemispheric cyst and right frontal pachygyria presenting with psychiatric symptoms in a Kenyan Citation:
(University of Nairobi, 2006)
This case report presents a 26 year old man who had a history of childhood onset seizures, mild cognitive slowing and social withdrawal. He gradually developed symptoms of depression and attempted suicide once. He presented ...
Substance use in outpatients attending rural and urban health centres in Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 2000)
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence and pattern of substance use among patients attending primary health centres in urban and rural areas of Kenya. DESIGN: A descriptive cross-sectional prevalence survey. SETTING: Urban ...
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 ...