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The prevalance of binge eating disorder and associated psychiatric and substance use disorders in a student population in Kenya – towards a public health approach
Introduction: Kenya in particular and Africa in general lack data on Binge Eating Disorder (BED). The overarching objective of this study is to fll that gap. Kenyans may not be aware that BED exists when a “very good” ...
Prevalence and perception of substance abuse and associated economic indicators and mental health disorders in a large cohort of Kenyan students: towards integrated public health approach and clinical management
Background: The earlier younger people begin to use drugs, the more vulnerable they become to both their short term and long-term harmful efects. The overall aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of alcohol and ...
Socio-demographic, economic and mental health problems were risk factors for suicidal ideation among Kenyan students aged 15 plus
(Journal of Affective Disorders, 2022-01)
Background: About a third of youth with suicidal ideation develop suicidal plans and about 60% of youth with suicidal plans make suicidal attempts. This study aimed to study different types of suicidal ideation and the ...