Article

Health workers’ attitude towards children and adolescents with mental illness in a teaching hospital in north-central Nigeria

Published in: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Volume 31, issue 2, 2019 , pages: 125–137
DOI: 10.2989/17280583.2019.1663742
Author(s): Friday Philip TungchamaDepartment of Psychiatry, Nigeria, Olayinka EgbokhareDepartment of Communication and Language Arts, Nigeria, Olayinka OmigbodunDepartment of Psychiatry, Nigeria, Cornelius AniCentre for Psychiatry, Hammersmith Hospital Campus,

Abstract

Objective: Public stigma against mental illness is well studied. However, there is a dearth of research into health workers’ attitude towards children and adolescents with mental illness, especially in low- and middle income countries such Nigeria.

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