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Adelufosi A

Department of Psychiatry, Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    HIV Risk Behavior in Persons with Severe Mental Disorders in a Psychiatric Hospital in Ogun, Nigeria
    Author(s): Abayomi O*, Adelufosi A, Adebayo P, Ighoroje M, Ajogbon D and Ogunwale A

    Background: Few studies in Nigeria have investigated HIV risk behavior among persons with severe mental disorders. This study examined HIV risk behavior and associated factors among patients receiving treatment at a Nigerian psychiatric hospital. Aim: To determine the HIV risk behavior in persons with severe mental disorders in a psychiatric hospital. Subjects and Methods: This was a cross‑sectional survey involving 102 persons with serious mental disorders receiving treatment at a major psychiatric facility in Southwestern Nigeria. HIV risk screening instrument was self‑administered to assess HIV risk behavior. A questionnaire was used to elicit socio‑demographic variables while alcohol use was assessed with the alcohol use disorder identification test. Differences in HIV risk levels .. Read More»

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