Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Demographic Factors and Clinical Correlates of Burden and Distress in Relatives of Service Users Experiencing Schizophrenia: A Study from South-western Nigeria
Caregivers’ burden is an important area of clinical work that is often neglected, particularly in relatives in patients with psychosis. The aim of the present study is to examine if some demographic factors and symptoms ...
A Controlled Trial of Modified Electroconvulsive Therapy in Schizophrenia in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital
The efficacy of ECT in the treatment of Schizophrenia was investigated in a double blind controlled trial. The ICD - 10 criteria for Schizophrenia were fulfilled by the 20 patients who entered the trial. Consecutive ...
Erectile Dysfunction in a Sample of Patients Attending a Psychiatric Outpatient Department
To assess the prevalence of erectile dysfunction among a sample of patients attending a psychiatric clinic, we administered the International Index of Erectile Function on 100 male patients. The mean age of the patients ...
Emotional Distress and Strain in Relatives of Patients with Severe Mental Disorders: A Comparative Study
The levels of emotional distress and strain were examined in two groups of relatives of psychiatric patients using standard instruments. The dementia group had more GHQ-30 cases than the schizophrenic group. Even though ...
Burden and Psychological Distress among Nigerian Family Caregivers of Schizophrenia Patients: The Role of Positive and Negative Symptoms
Objective: To determine the relationship between symptoms of schizophrenia and caregiver burden/distress among caregivers of people with schizophrenia in southwestern Nigeria. Method: One hundred and one family caregivers ...
Attitude towards Antipsychotics among Out-patients with Schizophrenia in Nigeria
The study aim to assess the attitude of patients with schizophrenia attending out-patient clinics in Nigeria towards antipsychotic medication and examine the factors associated with such attitude. Out-patients with ...