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Alcoholism II - Some social-demographic aspects of alcoholism in Kenyan General medical in-patients
(University of Nairobi, 1983)
Alcohol and substance abuse risk among students at the Kenya Medical Training College
The object was to determine alcohol and substance use risk among students at the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC). Data related to alcohol and substance use were obtained from 3107 first- and second-year basic diploma ...
The prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms and syndromes in Kenyan children and adolescents
Background: Community studies on children and adolescents in Western settings suggest prevalence rates of anxiety and depressive symptoms that require intervention. Aim: To establish equivalent prevalence rates in a ...
Prevalence of Substance Abuse Among Patients in General Medical Facilities in Kenya
(Routled Taylor&FrancisGroup, 2009-06)
ABSTRACT. Alcoholism and other substance abuse continue to be a problem among younger and older populations. The prevalence of substance abuse has only been studied among outpatients and in limited samples of inpatients ...
The challenges of human resources in mental health in Kenya
Objective: Africa faces a skills shortage, in spite of training suitably qualified professionals. This is particularly evident in the discipline of psychiatry. An analysis of the distribution .and availability of ...
Substance abuse and psychiatric co-morbidities:
Substance abuse co-morbidity with psychiatric disorders is common and has been widely reported, except in Kenya. This study aimed to determine the prevalence, pattern and socio-economic burden of a dual diagnosis of substance ...
Body dysmorphic disorder: Case report.
The desire for self-mutilation in the absence of any discernible psychopathology is relatively rare. Self-mutilation is most commonly a manifestation of an underlying psychopathology such as depression, schizophrenia, ...