Determination Of The Occurance Of Bipolar Affective Disorder Among Patients Attending Kiuth Mental Health Unit

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Table of Contents

DECLARATION .............................................................................................................................................. iv

CERTIFICATION .............................................................................................................................................. v

DEDICATION ................................................................................................................................................. vi

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................................................................................................................. vii

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ............................................................................................................................ viii

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Introduction ......................................................................................................................................... 1

1.2 Problem statement ............................................................................................................................... 3

1.3 Objectives ........................................................................................................................................... 3

1.5 Justification ......................................................................................................................................... 4

1.6 Research questions ........................................................................................................................ 4

CHAPTER TWO .............................................................................................................................................. 5

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................................................................... 5

2.1 Culture & society ................................................................................................................................ 5

2.2 Specific populations ............................................................................................................................ 5

2.3 In the elderly ....................................................................................................................................... 7

2.4 Epidemiological problems .................................................................................................................. 7

2.5 The role of genetic factors .................................................................................................................. 9

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CHAPTER THREE .......................................................................................................................................... 11

3.0 Methodology ......................................................................................................................................... 11

3.1 Study area .......................................................................................................................................... 11

3.2 Study population ............................................................................................................................... 11

3.3 Study design ...................................................................................................................................... 11

3.4 Sample size ....................................................................................................................................... 11

3.5 Data collection .................................................................................................................................. 12

3.6 Data analysis ..................................................................................................................................... 12

3.7 Inclusion criteria ............................................................................................................................... 12

3.8 Exclusion criteria .............................................................................................................................. 12

3.9 Ethical considerations ....................................................................................................................... 13

CHAPTER FOUR ........................................................................................................................................... 14

RESULTS ...................................................................................................................................................... 14

PIE CHART 1: BIPOLAR AFFECTIVE DISORDER STATUS ................................................................................ 14

Negative screen accounted for 72.5% while positive screen was 27.5% ................................................... 14

TABLE 1: GENDER SPECIFIC DISTRIBUTION OF BAD .................................................................................... 15

Table 1 above shows that BAD was most prevalent among females (63.2%) as opposed to 36.8% among

males ........................................................................................................................................................... 15

TABLE 2: AGE SPECIFIC DISTRIBUTION OF BAD ........................................................................................... 15

Table 2 above shows that BAD was highest within age group 58-67 (52.6%) and not prevalent in age

groups 18-27 and above 67 ........................................................................................................................ 15

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TABLE 3: EDUCATION LEVEL SPECIFIC DISTRIBUTION OF BAD .................................................................. 16

Table 3 above shows that BAD was most prevalent among the none educated (47.4%) and least among

those that had attained tertiary education (10.5%) ................................................................................... 16

TABLE 4: MARITAL STATUS SPECIFIC DISTRIBUTION OF BAD ..................................................................... 16

From table 4 above, positive screen for BAD was highest (57.9%) among the divorced ........................... 16

TABLE 5: GENETIC RELATION DISTRIBUTION OF BAD ................................................................................. 17

Table 5 shows that of those that were positive screens for BAD, 73.7% did not any blood relatives that

ever had BAD .............................................................................................................................................. 17

TABLE 6: DISTRISTRIBUTION OF BAD BY ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION ......................................................... 17

From table 6 above, 73.7% of the positive screens for BAD, were alcohol consumers while 26.3 did not

consume alcohol ......................................................................................................................................... 17

TABLE 7: DISTRISTRIBUTION BY NON THERAPEUTIC DRUG USE ............................................................... 18

From table 7 above, of the positive screens for BAD, 84.2% did not use any non therapeutic drug ......... 18

CHAPTER FIVE ............................................................................................................................................. 19

DISCUSSION ................................................................................................................................................. 19

REFERENCES ................................................................................................................................................ 22

APPENDICES ................................................................................................................................................ 25

Appendix I : BUDGET ........................................................................................................................... 25

Appendix III: INFORMED CONSENT FORM ..................................................................................... 26

Appendix IV : Questionnaire .................................................................................................................. 28

Appendix VI: MAP OF BUSHENYI DISTRICT ................................................................................................. 33

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