American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Assessment of the Supply and Needs of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Women of Childbearing Age at the Bouake Psychiatric Hospital

    Koua Asseman Medard, Djo Bi Djo Francois*, Silue Yegnigui Marie Michèle, Konandri Emeric, Akpa Akme Sylvie, Sreu Eric, Koffi Danmaukan Dimitri Kevin

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Dec. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: Women Living with Mental Illness and Epilepsy (PVMME) represent a highly vulnerable minority. This population presents more risky sexual behaviors including early sexual intercourses, non-systematic use of condoms and ignorance of the serological status of their sexual partners. They present a high risk of unwanted pregnancy due to the low level of... Show More
  • Case Report

    Cerebral Hematoma Following Scorpion Envenomation: A Case Report

    Diallo Salimata, Diallo Seybou Hassane*, Coulibaly Awa, Yalcouyé Abdoulaye, Bagayogo Tenimba, Saliou Mahamadou, Bocoum Abdoulaye, Daou Mariam, Dao Karim, Togo Mamadou, Djibo Django, Maiga Youssoufa

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 6-8
    Received: Dec. 13, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 25, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: Introduction: Scorpion stings are relatively common phenomenon encountered in many countries. Neurological complications post scorpion envenomation (SE) are rare and indicate a severe envenomation. We report the case of an 81-year-old, female, left-handed stung by a scorpion. Case presentation: She presented with severe headaches, vomiting, left he... Show More
  • Research Article

    Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching on Knowledge of Parents on Management of Their Children with Intellectual Disability, in Selected Special Schools of Berhampur, India

    Tanushree Debnath

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 9-18
    Received: Dec. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: Intellectual disabilities involve problems in general mental abilities that affect Intellectual functioning such as learning, problem solving, judgement and Adaptive behavior like activities of daily living such as communication and independent living. Moreover, a child with an intellectual disability (formerly called mental retardation) is not onl... Show More
  • Case Report

    Tuberculous Meningitis Complicated With Deep Sylvian Cerebral Infarction: About an Immunocompetent Patient with HIV-AIDS

    Muriel Amon Tanoh*, Arlette Aka, Constance Yapo-Ehounoud, Christian Abel Tanoh, Cédric Kadjo, Cédric Agbo, Delors Offoumou, Evelyne Aka-Anghui Diarra, Berthe Assi

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 19-22
    Received: Nov. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2023
    Published: Feb. 20, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpn.20241201.14
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    Abstract: Introduction: Neuromeningeal tuberculosis is the most common form of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in developing countries. It is the most serious form of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Vascular complications of tuberculous meningitis involve functional prognosis of patients. Observation: In our daily practice, we frequently encounter cases o... Show More