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Title Contemporary issues in mental health care in sub-Saharan Africa / editors Olayinka Omigbodun, Femi Oyebode
Published Bodija, Ibadan : Bookbuilders, Editions Africa, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Ibadan Medical Specialists Group ; 2017
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Contributors; 1. Emerging Mental Health Systems in sub-Saharan Africa; Abstract; Introduction; Burden of mental, neurological and substance use disorders; Treatment gap; Health systems thinking and mental health; Current situational analysis of mental health in SSA; a). Prevalence of MNS disorders; b). Mental health policy and plans; c). Mental health legislation; d). Mental health financing; e). Human resources; f). Organization of services; g). Information Systems; Emerging trends and the way forward; Conclusion; References; Summary
2. Pathways to Mental Health Care in sub-Saharan AfricaAbstract; Introduction; The biomedical model; The 'free market' model; The spiritual pathway; The traditional pathway; Traditional pathways: the social network; Patterns of pathway use; Moving forward: Prospects of complementary care; Learning points & objectives; References; 3. Community Psychiatry in sub-Saharan Africa; Abstract; Introduction; Community-based care; Models of community care; Community resources; The Aro Village System- an African innovation; Community mental care and primary health care; Developments
5. Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnant and Postpartum WomenAbstract; Introduction; Epidemiology: overview of Nigerian literature; Postpartum psychosis; Clinical features; Pathogenesis; Management and risk issues; Initial evaluation and risk assessment; Treatment options; Psychotropic medications during pregnancy and lactation; Electroconvulsive therapy; Psychosocial interventions; Education of patient and family members; Consequences and relapses; Summary and conclusion; Learning points and objectives; References; 6. Changing Landscape of Child and Adolescent Mental Health in sub-Saharan Africa
AbstractDefinitions and descriptions of child and adolescent mental health; A brief history of child and adolescent mental health in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA); Epidemiological studies on child and adolescent mental health in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA); Perceptions of and problems impacting child and adolescent mental health; Available tools to drive the child and adolescent mental health agenda in sub-Saharan Africa; Mental health action plan [2013 -- 2020] (WHO, 2013); Objective 1; Objective 2; Objective 3; Objective 4
Learning points & objectivesReferences; Other selected readings; 4. Community Mental Health Service Delivery at the Neuropsychiatric Hospital Aro Abeokuta; Abstract; Changing service delivery at Aro Neuropsychiatric Hospital; The de-stigmatising strategies ('opening up'); Community mental health programme ('going out'); Impact of the programmes; The Aro primary care mental health programme; Introduction; Programme Objectives; Integration process and procedures; Results; Discussion, lessons and challenges; Impact; What's next?; References; Other selected readings
Subject Mental health services -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
MEDICAL / Mental Health
Mental health services.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Form Electronic book
Author Omigbodun, Olayinka, 1963- editor
Oyebode, Femi, editor
Ibadan Medical Specialist Group
ISBN 9789211740 (electronic bk.)
9789789211746 (electronic bk.)