I. Ewusi-Mensah

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Seventy one patients with alcoholic liver disease and an equal number with non-alcoholic liver disease were interviewed using the schedule for affective disorders and schizophrenia. Forty seven (66%) of the group with alcoholic liver disease had or had had psychiatric illnesses compared with 23 (32%) of the control group (p less than 0.001). Affective(More)
Computer-assisted methods of CT brain scan analysis offer considerable advantages over visual inspection, particularly in research; and several semi-automated methods are currently available. A new computer-assisted program is presented which provides fully automated processing of CT brain scans, depending on “anatomical knowledge” of where cerebrospinal(More)
To determine the severity of dependence on alcohol in patients with alcoholic liver disease the severity of alcohol dependence questionnaire was administered to 193 patients with various types of alcoholic liver disease established histologically, in whom a detailed history of lifetime alcohol consumption was also obtained. Only 34 patients (18%) were(More)
To determine the clinical nature of psychiatric disorders and their detection in patients with alcoholic liver disease we interviewed 71 randomly sampled subjects using two well-validated techniques: (i) the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia (SADS-L) and (ii) the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), a self-administered screening(More)
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