Mosunmola Florence Tunde-Ayinmode

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OBJECTIVE To examine the rate and characteristics of seclusion among a group of patients admitted to an adult acute psychiatric unit as a precursor to planning an audit cycle and quality improvement project. METHODS A retrospective chart review of all inpatient admissions to an adult acute unit over a 12 month period was undertaken with the use of a(More)
BACKGROUND Blindness can cause psychosocial distress leading to maladjustment if not mitigated. Maladjustment is a secondary burden that further reduces quality of life of the blind. Adjustment is often personalized and depends on nature and quality of prevailing psychosocial support and rehabilitation opportunities. This study was aimed at identifying the(More)
BACK GROUND Stroke produces a wide range of mental and emotional disorders. Neuropsychiatric complications associated with stroke may have negative effects on the social functioning, overall quality of life and the recovery of motor functioning of stroke survivors. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and nature of psychiatric morbidity among stroke(More)
BACKGROUND Available evidences seem to suggest increasing trend in sleep deficit among teenagers worldwide, and there is limited information on this among Nigerian teenagers. This study was carried out to determine the basic sleep schedule and sleep duration among schooling teenagers in Ilorin, Nigeria. METHODS This is a descriptive cross-sectional study(More)
BACKGROUND The increased risk of psychological disorders constitutes one of the complications of sickle cell disease (SCD) in Nigeria. This subject has received insufficient attention. OBJECTIVES To assess the psychosocial impact of SCD on affected children and two control samples. DESIGN A cross-sectional controlled study. SETTING University of(More)
BACKGROUND Paediatric bronchial asthma causes respiratory related mortality and morbidity globally and elevates the risk of psychological and social problems (psychosocial problems); which may result in poorer asthma control. The rate of and associated factors for psychosocial problems among our asthmatic children was assessed in this study. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to identify children with Sickle cell disease (SCD) who are experiencing psychosocial problems concurrently with their mothers; and comparing the dyads to determine correlation, pattern of correlation and to identify correlating or modifying factors. METHOD The psychosocial impact of Sickle cell disease in affected(More)
BACKGROUND To improve poor attendance and underutilization of the child and adolescent psychiatric service in the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria, we compared a child behavior questionnaire (CBQ) with reporting questionnaire for children (RQC) for use in our primary care unit where the bulk of referrals come from to determine which(More)
3 University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), Division of Developmental Medicine, Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 4 CBM, West Africa Regional Office, Villa B-86, Rue des Mercuriales, Residence du Benin, BP 13489 – Lomé, Togo 5 Department of Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Clinical(More)
Earlier studies suggest that knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) among healthcare workers in Nigeria is low. This present study assessed the knowledge of Nigerian final year medical students about symptoms of ASD and some other aspects of ASD. This is a cross sectional descriptive study that drew a total of seven hundred and fifty-seven (757)(More)