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Title Changing trends in mental health care and research in Ghana / editors, Angela Ofori-Atta, Sammy Ohene.

Publication Info. Legon-Accra, Ghana : For the University of Ghana by Sub-Saharan Publishers, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (286 pages) : illustrations (some color).
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Clinical sciences series ; number 3
University of Ghana readers
Clinical sciences series ; no. 3.
University of Ghana readers.
Note "University of Ghana 65th anniversary reader project."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Section A: Mental healthcare in Ghana. Introduction ; Overview of mental healthcare in Ghana ; History of the department of psychiatry ; An updated situation analysis of mental health services and legislation in Ghana: challenges for transformation -- Section B: Conceptualization of mental illness. The Ghanaian non-medical conceptualization of mood disorders ; Religion and psychotherapy ; The state of autism in Ghana: a focus on cultural understanding and challenges in the Ghanaian setting ; Substance use disorders in Ghana ; Schizophrenia in primary care -- Section C: Mental health practice in a teaching hospital setting. Liaison psychiatry in Korle Bu teaching hospital ; Neuropsychological functioning of adult sickle cell disease patients in Ghana ; Psychological wellbeing and quality of life among chronic kidney disease patients in Ghana ; Irritable bowel syndrome and related functional bowel disorders in an urban gastroenterology practice ; Group therapy for mothers of unwell neonatal infants ; Play therapy: a pilot project supporting children undergoing cancer treatment at the Korle Bu teaching hospital ; Breaking bad news -- Section D: Research in psychiatry and clinical biology. A qualitative study of stresses faced by Ghanaian medical students ; Is the concept of learning disabilities applicable for Ghana? ; Dilemmas of healthcare professionals in Ghana ; Experience of strengthening the mental health information system in Ghana's three psychiatric hospitals ; The way forward for mental health in the 21st century in Ghana.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Mental health services -- Ghana.
Psychiatry -- Research -- Ghana.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Ofori-Atta, Angela, editor.
Ohene, Sammy, editor.
University of Ghana, issuing body.
ISBN 9789988647384
9789988860271 (e-book)

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