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Bolanle Ola
Lagos State University
PsychiatryMental healthPsychologyClinical psychologyMedicine
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#1Abiodun O. Adewuya (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 29
#2Bolanle Ola (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 6
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Abstract Background The study aimed to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of a developed stepped care intervention for management of depression in primary care. Methods A cluster randomised controlled trial with primary care centres (PHCs) as unit of randomization. Five PHCs were randomised to stepped care intervention (SCI) group and another 5 PHCs were randomised to enhanced usual care (eUCA) control group. Participants were adults (18–60 years) with clinically significant depression symptoms...
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#1Bolanle Ola (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 6
#2Tomislav Franić (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 11
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#1Olushola Olibamoyo (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 2
#2Abiodun O. Adewuya (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 29
Last. Tomislav Franić (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 11
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Background: There is mixed evidence for the hypothesis that the risk of depression after stroke is influenced by the location of lesions in the hemispheres, demographic and clinical factors, and disability of stroke survivors. Aim: The current study determined the prevalence of depression and its socio-demographic and clinico-pathological correlates among stroke survivors in a tertiary hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. Method: The cross-sectional study was carried out among 112 adult patients with a c...
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#1Bolanle Ola (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 6
Last. Simon Dyson (DMU: De Montfort University)H-Index: 13
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Sickle cell disease is a major public health issue in sub-Saharan Africa, with Nigeria having the largest absolute numbers of young people living with sickle cell disease. Research in the Global North suggests that young people with sickle cell disease are not well supported at school, whilst research in the Global South focuses on attitudes to the identification of genetic carriers to prevent births of children with sickle cell disease, rather than support of those with the sickle cell disease ...
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#1Tomislav FranićH-Index: 11
#2Gbonjubola AbiriH-Index: 2
Last. Bolanle OlaH-Index: 6
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#1Abiodun O. Adewuya (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 29
#2Olurotimi A. Coker (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 4
Last. Olajide IdrisH-Index: 3
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It is still unclear whether the gender difference in the rate of depression cuts across cultures or is specific to some depressive symptoms. This study evaluated the gender difference in current prevalence, symptoms, comorbidity, and correlates of depression in Lagos, Nigeria. A total of 11,246 adult participants (6525 females and 4712 males) in a face-to-face household survey were assessed for symptoms of depression. They were also assessed for symptoms of anxiety, somatic symptoms, alcohol and...
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#1Tomislav Franić (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 11
#2Bolanle Ola (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 6
Last. Abiodun O. Adewuya (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 29
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Background The relationship between psychopathology and quality of life (QoL) and well-being among young incarcerated offenders has hardly been explored. Aims Our aim was to test the hypothesis that higher self-rated psychopathology would be associated with lower QoL among adolescents resident within youth correctional facilities in Lagos. Methods Psychopathology was assessed using the Strength and Difficulty Questionnaire (SDQ), while QoL was measured by using the Paediatric Quality of Life. Re...
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#1Abiodun O. Adewuya (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 29
#2Tomislav Franić (LASU: Lagos State University)H-Index: 11
Last. Olajide IdrisH-Index: 3
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Abstract Background Depression and anxiety are very prevalent, highly co-morbid, burdensome with huge treatment gaps in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). This study aimed to estimate the current prevalence of symptoms of depression and generalised anxiety, examine co-morbid conditions and associated sociodemographic factors in Lagos state, Nigeria. Methods A face to face household survey completed by 11,246 adult participants (age 18–75 years). Clinically significant symptoms of depressio...
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