Solomon Teferra

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Publications

  1. pmc Perspectives on reasons for non-adherence to medication in persons with schizophrenia in Ethiopia: a qualitative study of patients, caregivers and health workers
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:168. 2013
  2. pmc Perceived causes of severe mental disturbance and preferred interventions by the Borana semi-nomadic population in southern Ethiopia: a qualitative study
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:79. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Five-year clinical course and outcome of schizophrenia in Ethiopia
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Schizophr Res 136:137-42. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Khat chewing in persons with severe mental illness in Ethiopia: a qualitative study exploring perspectives of patients and caregivers
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:455-72. 2011
  5. pmc Five-year mortality in a cohort of people with schizophrenia in Ethiopia
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:165. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of carer-burden in schizophrenia: a five-year follow-up study in Butajira, Ethiopia
    Teshome Shibre
    Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 50:125-33. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Disclosure of diagnosis by parents and caregivers to children infected with HIV: prevalence associated factors and perceived barriers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Workeabeba Abebe
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    AIDS Care 24:1097-102. 2012
  8. pmc Exploring the apparent absence of psychosis amongst the Borana pastoralist community of Southern Ethiopia. A mixed method follow-up study
    Teshome Shibre
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 9086, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    World Psychiatry 9:98-102. 2010

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Publications8

  1. pmc Perspectives on reasons for non-adherence to medication in persons with schizophrenia in Ethiopia: a qualitative study of patients, caregivers and health workers
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:168. 2013
    ..Improved understanding of the underlying reasons will help to inform intervention strategies relevant to the context...
  2. pmc Perceived causes of severe mental disturbance and preferred interventions by the Borana semi-nomadic population in southern Ethiopia: a qualitative study
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:79. 2012
    ..These belief systems about causation potentially dictate the type of intervention preferred. Studying such belief systems in any society is expected to help in planning and implementation of appropriate mental health services...
  3. doi request reprint Five-year clinical course and outcome of schizophrenia in Ethiopia
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Schizophr Res 136:137-42. 2012
    ..We reported the short-term follow-up which showed unfavorable outcome. We followed-up the cohort further to determine the 5-year outcome of schizophrenia and to compare the results with the WHO reports...
  4. doi request reprint Khat chewing in persons with severe mental illness in Ethiopia: a qualitative study exploring perspectives of patients and caregivers
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:455-72. 2011
    ..Furthermore, our study indicates a role for future research to explore potentially beneficial effects of khat in this population...
  5. pmc Five-year mortality in a cohort of people with schizophrenia in Ethiopia
    Solomon Teferra
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:165. 2011
    ..Both natural and unnatural causes were reported. However, there is dearth of evidence from low and middle income (LAMIC) countries, particularly in Africa. To our knowledge this is the first community based report from Africa...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of carer-burden in schizophrenia: a five-year follow-up study in Butajira, Ethiopia
    Teshome Shibre
    Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 50:125-33. 2012
    ..We assessed carer-burden and its predictors in a traditional rural Ethiopian community in order to establish the longitudinal course of carer-burden and factors predicting changes...
  7. doi request reprint Disclosure of diagnosis by parents and caregivers to children infected with HIV: prevalence associated factors and perceived barriers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Workeabeba Abebe
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    AIDS Care 24:1097-102. 2012
    ..Caregivers need to be provided with the necessary knowledge and skills on how to look after children who know their HIV status...
  8. pmc Exploring the apparent absence of psychosis amongst the Borana pastoralist community of Southern Ethiopia. A mixed method follow-up study
    Teshome Shibre
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 9086, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    World Psychiatry 9:98-102. 2010
    ..Studies of psychotic disorders in such communities are likely to benefit from combining structured interviews with the key informant method...