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Perception and beliefs about mental illness among adults in Karfi village, northern Nigeria



Perception and beliefs about mental illness among adults in Karfi village, northern Nigeria



Bmc International Health and Human Rights 4(1): 3-3



Background: This study was designed to examine the knowledge, attitude and beliefs about causes, manifestations and treatment of mental illness among adults in a rural community in northern Nigeria. Methods: A cross sectional study design was used. A pre-tested, semi-structured questionnaire was administered to 250 adults residing in Karfi village, northern Nigeria.

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DOI: 10.1186/1472-698x-4-3


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