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Outcome of a working diagnosis of "psychosis" in relation to DSM-IV diagnostic criteria in a Kenyan in-patient cohort at Mathari hospital, Nairobi
Background:When a patient presents with mental illness and displays psychotic symptoms which are not clearly delineated, a clinical diagnosis of psychosis is usually entertained. Aim: To determine the underlying Diagnostic ...
Study of delusions in Kenyan schizophrenic patients diagnosed using a set of research diagnostic criteria
Eighty 'psychotic' Kenyan patients of African origin were screened using the New Haven Schizophrenic Index (NHSI). Fifty-one of these (64%) were found positive. Delusions were found to be significantly more common (P less ...
Life events and depression in a Kenyan setting
Thirty Kenyan patients of black African origin undergoing treatment for clinical depression in Nairobi, and 40 matched non-psychiatrically disturbed controls in the community were studies for life events using the Brown-Harris ...
Psychiatry in Kenya: yesterday, today and tomorrow.. An overview.
The development of psychiatry in Kenya has passed through three stages with considerable overlap - primitive/non-scientific, humanistic and scientific. These stages are similar to those in the development of psychiatry in ...