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Comparative studies on orphans and non-orphans in Uganda
(Center for International Health and Development, 2004-10)
There are now in Uganda more than two million orphans, i.e. children under 18 years old who have lost one or both of their parents. Roughly one in every five children is an orphan and one in every four households in the ...
Detection of major depression in Ugandan primary health care settings using simple questions from a subjective well-being (SWB) subscale
(Springer Verlag, 2007)
Objective To explore whether the 4- item subjective well-being subscale could be used to detect a major depressive illness. Secondly, to describe the prevalence and characteristics of depressed health care attendees at ...
Clinical presentation of bipolar mania in HIV-positive patients in Uganda.
(American Psychiatric Publishing, 2009)
Background: Secondary mania in HIV-positive individuals has been well documented; however, cases of bipolar mania in HIV infection occur, as well. Objective: This is the first controlled study of the demographic and clinical ...
The international HIV dementia scale: a new rapid screening test for HIV dementia.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005)
Objective: HIV dementia is an important neurological complication of advanced HIV infection. The use of a cross-cultural screening test to detect HIV dementia within the international community is critical for diagnosing ...
Life events and depression in the context of the changing African family: the case of Uganda
Introduction: Traditionally, the African extended family gave psychosocial support to all members, which cushioned any illness effects including depression. Recent changes in the African family, notably urbanization and ...
Caregivers' experience with major depression concealed by physical illness in patients recruited from Central Ugandan Primary Health Care centers
(Sage Publications, 2008)
In this article, we present caregivers’ grapples with major depression seen among their physically ill patients. A thematic analysis of 29 in-depth caregiver interviews identified four themes: (a) caregivers’ perceptions ...