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Post traumatic stress disorder among motor vehicle accident survivors attending the orthopaedic and trauma clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi
OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence rate of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and associated risk factors among motor vehicle accident (MVA) survivors attending the orthopaedic and trauma clinic at Kenyatta National ...
Feighner's symptom profile of alcoholism in a Kenyan general hospital.
Eighty-three consecutive first-ever admissions to the general medical wards at the Kenyatta National Hospital ( KNH ), were screened for alcoholism using the Feighner's Research Diagnostic Criteria for Alcoholism ( FRDCA ...
Experiences from a marital-sex therapy clinic in Nairobi.
Out of 100 first referrals to a newly started family/marital - sex therapy clinic in Nairobi, 52 cases were studied for sociodemographic characteristics, help-seeking pattern for their sexual problems, presentation of the ...
Folie imposée in a Kenyan couple
Psychosocial and health aspects of drug use by students in public secondary schools in Nairobi, Kenya.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of family, psychosocial, health, demographic, and behavioral characteristics on regular drug use. All the students of 17 randomly stratified public secondary schools ...
University medical education in Kenya: The challenges.
There are two medical schools training doctors in Kenya: the Moi University established in 1984 and the University of Nairobi established in 1967. The University of Nairobi has so far produced the majority of Kenyan doctors. ...
The African Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry and Mental Health. The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), Nairobi, pp 348-359
Mice infected with Trypanosoma congolense developed a severe anaemia 1 week after infection, which persisted till treatment with diminazine aceturate when the packed cell volume (PCV) recovered to pre-infection levels. ...
Psychiatric morbidity among sexually abused children and adolescents.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the social demographic profile and identify psychiatric morbidity in sexually abused children and adolescents. DESIGN: A Cross-sectional descriptive survey. SETTING: Nairobi Women's Hospital ...
Psychometric properties of an African symptoms check list scale: the Ndetei-Othieno-Kathuku scale
Objectives: To profile and quantify the psychometric properties of the NOK (Ndetei-Othieno-Kathuku) scale against internationally used Gold-standards and benchmarks for mild psychiatric disorders and post-traumatic stress ...