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OBJECTIVE To see the effects of maternal depression on breast feeding behavior. DESIGN This is a cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION The study was carried out at the OPD of the Children's Hospital Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Islamabad from October to mid November 2001. SUBJECT/METHODS One hundred mothers with children of breast(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is the most frequent psychiatric morbidity among epileptic patients adversely affecting their quality of life. It has also been associated with deliberate self harm and suicide. The objectives of this study were to know the frequency of depression in epileptic patients coming to neurology clinic of tertiary care hospital and also to(More)
This study involves a review of 178 patients on a strictly monitored methadone maintenance programme. All patients had a minimum of 9 years of intravenous drug misuse. 35.7% were HIV positive, 55.7% males and 29% females had previous prison sentences. On average patients had undergone 3.26 out-patient and 0.9 in-patient detoxification. 46.1% had attempted(More)
  • Rizwan Taj, Saleem Khan
  • Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad…
  • 2005
BACKGROUND This study was carried out with an objective to find out the frequency of different reasons of non-compliance to treatment in a sample of out door psychiatric patients. METHODS This study was conducted at Psychiatry department, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, from Aug. 2001 to Jan. 2002. Data from a non-probability sample of(More)
AIM People with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing depression and other psychological disorders. However, little is known about the prevalence, correlates or care pathways in countries other than the UK and the USA. A new study, the International Prevalence and Treatment of Diabetes and Depression Study (INTERPRET-DD) aims to address this(More)
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