Social phobia in Nigerian university students: prevalence, correlates and co-morbidity

@article{Bella2008SocialPI,
  title={Social phobia in Nigerian university students: prevalence, correlates and co-morbidity},
  author={Tolulope T. Bella and O. Omigbodun},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={44},
  pages={458-463}
}
  • Tolulope T. Bella, O. Omigbodun
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
  • BackgroundSocial phobia is considered to be among the most common anxiety disorders. Despite its early onset, chronic course, disability and co-morbidity there is virtually no information about this disorder in young people in sub-Saharan Africa.ObjectivesThe prevalence, correlates, and co-morbidity of social phobia in a Nigerian undergraduate university population were determined.MethodsA cross-sectional survey of students at the University of Ibadan was carried out. Instruments used were the… CONTINUE READING
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