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Psychosocial Aspects of HIV/AIDS Management
After the initial shock and confusion, characterized by official and public denials of HIV infection, Nigeria responded with epidemiological surveys. National AIDS campaign programmes were initiated to increase awareness ...
Behaviour Therapy in the Management of Clinical Depression in Nigeria
(International Federation for Psychotherapy Nigeria., 1995)
Depression is a universal experience and is said to be the common cold of psychopathology in Europe and America. For a long time, though, depressive illness was thought to be rare or even non-existent in sub-Saharan ...
Health Care Delivery: Planning and Financing in Nigeria: An Overview
The health care sector is not primarily of economically productive value. It's economic relevance is only secondary but no less important. An unhealthy population cannot be expected to sustain viable industrial, agricultural ...
Problems and Prospects of Child Mental Health Research in Nigeria
To date, very little has been published in Nigeria that can be called research in the area of child mental health. The few researches were categorized into clinical observations, surveys of behaviour problems in normal ...
In Search of Appropriate Psychotechnology for the Developing World: the Nigerian Experience
Prior to contacts with the Europeans, traditional healing systems took care of the mentally ill. Orthodox mental health services in Nigeria started with the establishment of asylums for custodial care of aggressive and ...
Psychological Consultative Services in a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital
The legitimate functions of the individual psychologist are determined mainly by the service demands of the particular establishment. The wide range of roles and activities for a psychologist in the teaching hospital ...