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|Title: ||A Study of the Perceived Role of Accompanying Relatives to the Psychiatric Department at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (Kath) - Kumasi|
|Authors: ||Appiah-Poku, John|
|Issue Date: ||Feb-1998|
|Publisher: ||Journal of Science and Technology|
|Citation: ||Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 18, No.1|
|Abstract: ||The perceived role of (23) twenty-three relatives comprising parents, siblings,uncles and aunts who accompanied their wards to the Psychiatric Department, KATH, Kumasi had been described. The patients were found to be suffering from a whole spectrum of psytftiatric disorders namely: Anxiety-Depressive States, Schizophrenia, Hypomania, Schizo-Affective Disorders and Acute Psychotic Disorders.The perceived role in accompanying their relatives obtained through verbal interviews had been described.
Furher research using qualitative assessment for such roles to remove social desirability bias had been discussed.|
|Description: ||Journal of Science and Technology,Vol.18 No.1,February,1998|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal of Science and Technology 1988 -1999|
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