Princewill Chukwuemeka Stanley

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Serum Cadmium and lead were measured in 61 in- and out-patients of the Mental Health Unit of a University Teaching Hospital. Diagnosis using the ICD-10 Criteria divided the patients into 21 Depressives, 20 Manic-depressive and 20 Schizophrenics. Twenty "healthy" individuals matched for age and sex were used as controls. The measurements of cadmium and lead(More)
BACKGROUND The problem of substance use in our secondary schools with cultism has negatively affected learning [corrected]. The aim of this study was to determine the commonly used substances and the factors that influence their use in these adolescents. METHODOLOGY One thousand and forty-nine students of four secondary schools in Port Harcourt were(More)
BACKGROUND The Modified Overt Aggression Scale (MOAS) has been validated for use in the study of aggression in the developed world; unlike in the undeveloped world. The aim of this study therefore is to ascertain the discriminant validity of the MOAS for use in this part of the world using psychiatric in-patients at the Jos University Teaching Hospital. (More)
BACKGROUND Psychiatric disorders in children are uncommon but remain a great source of anxiety to parents. In view of the paucity of such studies in Eastern Nigeria, this study has become imperative. METHOD All children seen in the psychiatric out patient clinics, psychiatric wards and other departments were studied. Diagnosis was made with criteria of(More)
The socio-demographic and forensic characteristics of fifty(50) alcohol abusers were examined in a community survey carried out in Kugiya (a predominantly Christian Berom ethnic group in Jos) who brew and take predominantly a local alcohol, Burukutu. A stratified sampling method was used to select 142 subjects who took part in the study, out of whom 50(More)
Complex partial seizure complicated by psychiatric comorbidities like depression and conduct disorder presents management challenges for both the physician and parents. The etiology of such psychiatric comorbidities may be related to the seizure or to several other unrelated risk factors. The psychiatric comorbidities and the seizure affects the child's(More)
OBJECTIVE The study was designed to determine the prevalence of aggression and clinical factors associated with aggression among psychiatric in-patients at Jos University Teaching Hospital. This will help create a good knowledge base about management of these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS All admitted psychiatric patients between December, 2005, and(More)
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