Oye Gureje

Summary

Affiliation: University College Hospital
Country: Nigeria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Community study of knowledge of and attitude to mental illness in Nigeria
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Br J Psychiatry 186:436-41. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Insomnia and role impairment in the community : results from the Nigerian survey of mental health and wellbeing
    Oye Gureje
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:495-501. 2007
  3. pmc Mental health policy development in Africa
    O Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Bull World Health Organ 78:475-82. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint What can we learn from a cross-national study of somatic distress?
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Psychosom Res 56:409-12. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine vs risperidone in the management of schizophrenia: a randomized double-blind trial in Australia and New Zealand
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Schizophr Res 61:303-14. 2003
  6. pmc Prevalence estimates of depression in elderly community-dwelling African Americans in Indianapolis and Yoruba in Ibadan, Nigeria
    Olusegun Baiyewu
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:679-89. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and impact of chronic spinal pain in Nigeria
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E495-500. 2007
  8. pmc Profile, comorbidity and impact of insomnia in the Ibadan study of ageing
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:686-93. 2009
  9. pmc Chronic pain conditions and depression in the Ibadan Study of Ageing
    Bibilola D Oladeji
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:923-9. 2011
  10. pmc Behavioral symptoms in community-dwelling elderly Nigerians with dementia, mild cognitive impairment, and normal cognition
    Olusegun Baiyewu
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:931-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Community study of knowledge of and attitude to mental illness in Nigeria
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Br J Psychiatry 186:436-41. 2005
    ..The improvement of community tolerance of people with mental illness is important for their integration. Little is known about the knowledge of and attitude to mental illness in sub-Saharan Africa...
  2. ncbi request reprint Insomnia and role impairment in the community : results from the Nigerian survey of mental health and wellbeing
    Oye Gureje
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:495-501. 2007
    ..However, such estimates need to be considered along with associated functional role impairment in assessing the extent of public health burden due to insomnia...
  3. pmc Mental health policy development in Africa
    O Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Bull World Health Organ 78:475-82. 2000
    ..Such policies must take into account the scope of mental health problems, provide proven and affordable interventions, safeguard patients' rights, and ensure equity...
  4. ncbi request reprint What can we learn from a cross-national study of somatic distress?
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Psychosom Res 56:409-12. 2004
    ..To examine the extent of cross-national variations in the rates and correlates of somatic distress and determine whether this can be ascribed to cultural differences...
  5. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine vs risperidone in the management of schizophrenia: a randomized double-blind trial in Australia and New Zealand
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Schizophr Res 61:303-14. 2003
    ..Despite the relatively small sample size, our study suggests that olanzapine has a superior risk:benefit profile compared to risperidone...
  6. pmc Prevalence estimates of depression in elderly community-dwelling African Americans in Indianapolis and Yoruba in Ibadan, Nigeria
    Olusegun Baiyewu
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:679-89. 2007
    ..This is a community-based longitudinal epidemiological comparative study of elderly African Americans in Indianapolis and elderly Yoruba in Ibadan, Nigeria...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and impact of chronic spinal pain in Nigeria
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E495-500. 2007
    ..A cross-sectional survey of households selected using multistage stratified sampling...
  8. pmc Profile, comorbidity and impact of insomnia in the Ibadan study of ageing
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:686-93. 2009
    ..To provide information on the profile, comorbidity and impact of insomnia among an understudied group of elderly Africans...
  9. pmc Chronic pain conditions and depression in the Ibadan Study of Ageing
    Bibilola D Oladeji
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:923-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain whether there is a differential risk of depression among persons with pain in different anatomical sites and to determine which pain conditions are independent risk factors for depression...
  10. pmc Behavioral symptoms in community-dwelling elderly Nigerians with dementia, mild cognitive impairment, and normal cognition
    Olusegun Baiyewu
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:931-9. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined the neuropsychiatric status of patients with dementia and cognitive impairment in the developing world despite the fact that current demographic trends suggest an urgent need for such studies...
  11. pmc Depression and disability: comparisons with common physical conditions in the Ibadan study of aging
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2033-8. 2008
    ..To compare the effects of depression and chronic physical conditions on disability in elderly persons...
  12. pmc Suicidal behaviour in old age - results from the Ibadan Study of Ageing
    Akin Ojagbemi
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, P, M, B 5017 GPO, Nigeria
    BMC Psychiatry 13:80. 2013
    ..Early identification of suicidal behaviours in the elderly is therefore important for suicide prevention efforts in this population...
  13. pmc The natural history of insomnia in the Ibadan study of ageing
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Sleep 34:965-73. 2011
    ..To determine the incidence and risk factors for insomnia among an under-studied population of elderly persons in Sub-Saharan Africa...
  14. ncbi request reprint A descriptive epidemiology of substance use and substance use disorders in Nigeria during the early 21st century
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:1-9. 2007
    ..Several studies have examined the use of psychoactive substances among selected groups in Nigeria. Here, we extend the description to include the features of substance dependence...
  15. pmc Prevalence of insomnia and impact on quality of life among community elderly subjects with tinnitus
    Akeem O Lasisi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:226-30. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of insomnia and its impact on the quality of life (QoL) among community elderly subjects (at least 65 years of age) with subjective tinnitus...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relation between multiple pains and mental disorders: results from the World Mental Health Surveys
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Pain 135:82-91. 2008
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  17. pmc Functional disability in elderly Nigerians: Results from the Ibadan Study of Aging
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1784-9. 2006
    ..Social factors relating to urbanization and poverty may be associated with the occurrence of disability and inability to access informal care...
  18. pmc Epidemiology of major depressive disorder in elderly Nigerians in the Ibadan Study of Ageing: a community-based survey
    Oye Gureje
    College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Lancet 370:957-64. 2007
    ..Our aim was to estimate the occurrence and effect of major depressive disorder in a large and representative community sample of elderly Africans...
  19. pmc APOE epsilon4 is not associated with Alzheimer's disease in elderly Nigerians
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, College of Medicine, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Ann Neurol 59:182-5. 2006
    ..This lack of association in the Yoruba might reflect genetic variation, environmental factors, as well as genetic/environmental interactions...
  20. doi request reprint Determinants of transition across the spectrum of alcohol use and misuse in Nigeria
    Oluyomi Esan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, PMB 5116 Ibadan, Nigeria
    Alcohol 47:249-55. 2013
    ..Sex and age were the main determinants of transition, with male gender and middle age being risk factors for transition to problematic use of alcohol...
  21. pmc Self-reported incident type 2 diabetes in the Ibadan study of ageing: relationship with urban residence and socioeconomic status
    Williams O Balogun
    College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Gerontology 59:3-7. 2013
    ..There is no incident study of diabetes among elderly Nigerians and it is unclear what factors may constitute risks for the condition in this society undergoing rapid social changes...
  22. doi request reprint Parental mental disorders and suicidal behavior in the Nigerian survey of mental health and well-being
    Bibilola Damilola Oladeji
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibadan
    Arch Suicide Res 15:372-83. 2011
    ..This study further affirms findings from previous studies of the role of disorders characterized by anxiety and impulse control in suicide attempts and as being a probable link in the transmission of suicidal behavior to offspring...
  23. doi request reprint Depression in adult Nigerians: results from the Nigerian Survey of Mental Health and Well-being
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Affect Disord 120:158-64. 2010
    ..Community-based studies of the rates and profile of depression among Africans are still sparse...
  24. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for dementia in the Ibadan study of aging
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:869-74. 2011
    ..To describe the incidence of dementia in a representative sample of elderly Yoruba Nigerians and provide information about the risk factors...
  25. pmc The prevalence and correlates of self-reported hearing impairment in the Ibadan study of ageing
    Akeem O Lasisi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:518-23. 2010
    ..The strategies for control of these risk factors and hearing aid support should be integrated into health care policy initiatives for elderly persons in sub-Saharan Africa...
  26. ncbi request reprint The profile and risks of suicidal behaviours in the Nigerian Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Psychol Med 37:821-30. 2007
    ..Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide but information about it is sparse in Sub-Saharan Africa. Suicide-related behaviours can provide an insight into the extent of this compelling consequence of mental illness...
  27. pmc The profile and impact of probable dementia in a sub-Saharan African community: Results from the Ibadan Study of Aging
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Psychosom Res 61:327-33. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the profile of dementia in a sub-Saharan Africa country and assess its effects on role functioning and quality of life...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of mental disorders in the Nigerian Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Br J Psychiatry 188:465-71. 2006
    ..Large-scale community studies of the prevalence of mental disorders using standardised assessment tools are rare in sub-Saharan Africa...
  29. pmc Family-related adverse childhood experiences as risk factors for psychiatric disorders in Nigeria
    Bibilola D Oladeji
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Br J Psychiatry 196:186-91. 2010
    ..Adverse childhood experiences have been associated with a variety of mental health problems in adult life...
  30. doi request reprint The comorbidity between depression and diabetes
    Bibilola D Oladeji
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 15:390. 2013
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  31. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders and earnings: results from the Nigerian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being (NSMHW)
    Oluyomi B Esan
    Department of Psychiatry College of Medicine, University of Ibadan University College Hospital, P M B 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 15:77-82. 2012
    ..Very few studies have addressed the issue of the cost of mental illness in Sub-saharan Africa. These studies have been largely hospital based, localized, and have addressed only a few mental disorders using very small sample sizes...
  32. pmc Self-reported visual impairment and impact on vision-related activities in an elderly Nigerian population: report from the Ibadan study of ageing
    Charles O Bekibele
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:250-6. 2008
    ..Studies from Africa and developing countries show high prevalence of visual impairment. More information is needed on the community prevalence and impact of visual impairment among elderly Africans...
  33. doi request reprint Tinnitus in the elderly: Profile, correlates, and impact in the Nigerian Study of Ageing
    Akeem O Lasisi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:510-5. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of tinnitus among community elderly and its impact on their quality of life...
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychological disorders and symptoms in primary care. Association with disability and service use after 12 months
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:220-4. 2002
    ..Psychological symptoms that do not reach the threshold for formal diagnosis are disregarded in prevalence rates and are apparently assumed to be transient and of little clinical importance...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dementia with Lewy bodies in a Nigerian: a case report
    Adesola Ogunnyi
    Department of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Psychogeriatr 14:211-8. 2002
    ..The case presented highlights the varied clinical presentation of DLB, and is intended to raise awareness about another possible cause of dementia in Nigerian subjects...
  36. doi request reprint Epidemiology of schizophrenia--an update with a focus on developing countries
    Oluyomi B Esan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Rev Psychiatry 24:387-92. 2012
    ..In this article we review some major epidemiological findings of schizophrenia with a focus on data from the developing world and within the context of the methodological issues and challenges associated with such studies...
  37. pmc Impact of a one-week intensive 'training of trainers' workshop for community health workers in south-west Nigeria
    Victor Makanjuola
    Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Ment Health Fam Med 9:33-8. 2012
    ..This, we believe, should improve the quality of pre-service mental health training for community health workers and hopefully impact on mental health service delivery at the primary healthcare level...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of mental health services in a developing country. Results from the Nigerian survey of mental health and well-being
    Oye Gureje
    Dept of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, P M B 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:44-9. 2006
    ..Evidence from developed industrialized countries suggests poor uptake of mental health services. No data exist in developing resource-constrained countries about met and unmet need for mental health service in the community...
  39. doi request reprint The gateway hypothesis of substance abuse: an examination of its applicability in the Nigerian general population
    Victor Adesola Makanjuola
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1558-71. 2010
    ..The deviation from the normative sequence of drug use occurs albeit infrequently. The public health implications of this are discussed as well as the limitations of the findings...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of pain and anxiety disorders
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:318-22. 2008
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  41. ncbi request reprint Mental health in development: re-emphasising the link
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Lancet 369:447-9. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Validation of short screening tools for common mental disorders in Nigerian general practices
    Victor A Makanjuola
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:325-9. 2014
    ..The objective was to examine the psychometric properties of two brief screening questionnaires for common mental disorders in general practices in areas speaking the three main Nigerian languages...
  43. ncbi request reprint Profile and determinants of successful aging in the Ibadan Study of Ageing
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:836-42. 2014
    ..To determine the profile and determinants of successful aging in a developing country characterized by low life expectancy and where successful agers may represent a unique group...
  44. doi request reprint Classification of mental disorders: the importance of inclusive decision-making
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Rev Psychiatry 24:606-12. 2012
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  45. pmc Monitoring and evaluation of the activities of trainees in the 'training of trainers' workshop at Ibadan, south-west Nigeria
    Victor Makanjuola
    Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Ment Health Fam Med 9:25-32. 2012
    ..The tutors' students also reported an improvement in the quality of their mental health classes.Conclusion The training had an overall positive impact on the activities of the trainees approximately one year after the workshop...
  46. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric aspects of pain
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:42-6. 2007
    ..Chronic pain is commonly comorbid with psychiatric disorders. New evidence provides fresh insights into the nature of the link between pain and mental disorders and offers opportunity to refine treatment approaches...
  47. doi request reprint Dysthymia in a cross-cultural perspective
    Oye Gureje
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Neurosciences, Drug and Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:67-71. 2011
    ..New and important information about its status has emerged in recent scientific literature. This review highlights some of the findings of that literature...
  48. ncbi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder in a Nigerian boy presenting as depression: a case report and literature review
    Kazeem Olaide Adebayo
    Department of Psychiatry, Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbom, Nigeria
    Int J Psychiatry Med 44:367-72. 2012
    ..Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) has been described widely in the Western world as relatively common yet under-recognized, but rarely in Africans and none in Nigeria to the best of our knowledge...
  49. pmc Country contextualization of the mental health gap action programme intervention guide: a case study from Nigeria
    Jibril Abdulmalik
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    PLoS Med 10:e1001501. 2013
    ..Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary. ..
  50. pmc Cost-effectiveness of an essential mental health intervention package in Nigeria
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    World Psychiatry 6:42-8. 2007
    ..Combined into a package, these selected interventions produce one extra year of healthy life at a cost of less than US $320, which is the average per capita income in Nigeria...
  51. pmc Report of the WPA Task Force on Brain Drain
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
    World Psychiatry 8:115-8. 2009
    ..This report provides a description of the work of the Task Force and its recommendations in regard to how the WPA might act to help address the issue...
  52. ncbi request reprint The Stick Design test: a new measure of visuoconstructional ability
    Olusegun Baiyewu
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:598-605. 2005
    ..We conclude that Stick Design is a reasonable test of visuoconstructional ability in older cohorts with very limited educational exposure and literacy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Influence of cultural and social factors on the epidemiology of idiopathic somatic complaints and syndromes
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:841-5. 2007
    ..For conceptual clarity, we refer to these presentations as "idiopathic somatic complaints and syndromes" (ISCS). This review will also pose specific questions on cultural issues affecting these somatic manifestations...
  54. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric research in Nigeria: bridging tradition and modernisation
    Oyedeji Ayonrinde
    South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:536-8. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Disability and service use among homeless people living with psychotic disorders
    Helen Herrman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:965-74. 2004
    ..The prevalence of psychosis and needs for care among homeless people were studied in inner Melbourne...
  56. pmc Schizophrenia treatment in the developing world: an interregional and multinational cost-effectiveness analysis
    Dan Chisholm
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:542-51. 2008
    ..Schizophrenia is a highly disabling disease and is costly to treat. We set out to establish what are the most cost-effective interventions applicable to developing regions and countries...
  57. ncbi request reprint The fourth apolipoprotein E haplotype found in the Yoruba of Ibadan
    Jill R Murrell
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:426-7. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    JAMA 291:2581-90. 2004
    ..Little is known about the extent or severity of untreated mental disorders, especially in less-developed countries...
  59. ncbi request reprint Informant reports of changes in personality predict dementia in a population-based study of elderly african americans and yoruba
    Valerie Smith-Gamble
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:724-32. 2002
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  60. pmc Questioning an axiom: better prognosis for schizophrenia in the developing world?
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:229-44. 2008
    ..This is based primarily on a series of cross-national studies by the World Health Organization (WHO). However, increasing evidence from other research indicates a far more complex picture...
  61. pmc Validation analysis of informant's ratings of cognitive function in African Americans and Nigerians
    Jianzhao Shen
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:618-25. 2006
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  62. pmc Cross-national prevalence and risk factors for suicidal ideation, plans and attempts
    Matthew K Nock
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 192:98-105. 2008
    ..Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide; however, the prevalence and risk factors for the immediate precursors to suicide - suicidal ideation, plans and attempts - are not wellknown, especially in low- and middle-income countries...
  63. ncbi request reprint Making sense of evidence
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:583-91. 2007
    ..We argue that, in the end, the process of making sense of evidence is not straightforward and that professional biases and social prejudices often influence decisions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Research for clinical practice: focusing on the link
    Oye Gureje
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:469-71. 2007
  65. pmc Use of mental health services for anxiety, mood, and substance disorders in 17 countries in the WHO world mental health surveys
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Lancet 370:841-50. 2007
    ..We describe mental health care in 17 countries participating in the WHO world mental health (WMH) survey initiative and examine unmet needs for treatment...
  66. pmc Mental disorders among persons with heart disease - results from World Mental Health surveys
    Johan Ormel
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:325-34. 2007
    ..Consistency across emotional disorders and cultures would suggest that relatively universal mechanisms underlie the association...
  67. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders among persons with chronic back or neck pain: results from the World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 129:332-42. 2007
    ..The association of mental disorders with back/neck pain showed a consistent pattern across both developed and developing countries...
  68. ncbi request reprint Manifestations of affective disturbance in sub-Saharan Africa: key themes
    Mark Tomlinson
    Medical Research Council, South Africa, South Africa
    J Affect Disord 102:191-8. 2007
    ..There are however challenges in assessing rates of depression, exploring manifestations of depression, and understanding risk factors for depression, especially those related to gender...
  69. ncbi request reprint Is the outcome of schizophrenia really better in developing countries?
    Vikram Patel
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:149-52. 2006
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  70. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008