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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 ...
A cross-sectional study of co-occurring suicidal and psychotic symptoms in inpatients at mathari psychiatric hospital, nairobi, kenya
To investigate the prevalence of suicidal symptoms and their co-occurrence with psychotic symptoms in patients at Mathari Hospital. METHOD: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in June 2004 on inpatients at ...
Burnout in staff working at the Mathari psychiatric hospital
Objective: As there are no data on burnout in staff in Kenyan psychiatric hospitals, this study sought to document the level of burnout among the staff at the Mathari Psychiatric Hospital. Method: This was a cross sectional ...
Retention or Migration of Mental Health Workers - Psychiatrists in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2008)
Profiles of referrals to a psychiatric service: a descriptive study of survivors of the Nairobi US Embassy terrorist bomb blast.
OBJECTIVE: To document the socio-demographic characteristics and psychiatric profiles of the survivors of the Nairobi United States Embassy terrorist bomb blast referred to a psychiatric and psychotherapy (counselling) ...
Psychiatric morbidity among children and young persons appearing in the Nairobi Juvenile Court, Kenya.
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence and pattern of psychiatric disorders among children and young persons appearing in the Nairobi juvenile court, Kenya. DESIGN: A point prevalence survey. SETTING: The Nairobi ...