American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Case Report

    Ekbom Syndrome or Persistent Delirium with Somatic Symptoms: A Case Report

    Salim Said, Kachouchi Aymen, Adali Imane, Manoudi Fatiha, Asri Fatima

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 73-76
    Received: May 24, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 10, 2023
    Published: Oct. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Delusional infestation (DI), also known as delusional parasitosis or Ekbom's syndrome, is characterized by a patient's fixed belief that one's skin or other parts of the body or one's immediate environment are infested with small living or inanimate pathogens, against all medical evidence for this. The delirium of infestation can howe... Show More
  • Case Report

    The Particularities of Delusions of Persecution in Melancholia and Paranoia: About Two Cases

    Salim Said, Kachouchi Aymen, Adali Imane, Manoudi Fatiha, Asri Fatima

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 77-80
    Received: May 24, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 09, 2023
    Published: Oct. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Melancholia has disappeared from the current classification manuals and is reduced in DSMV to the depressive disorder characterized by melancholic characteristics which, in our opinion, does not deeply touch the intimate functioning of the patient and his particular clinical structure belonging to the field of psychosis. Objective: Th... Show More
  • Research Article

    Status and Prevalence of Substance Use Among Students of Tabora Polytechnic College, Tuli Campus, Tabora-a Cross Sectional Study

    Tanushree Debnath, Mathias Mahingule Samwel*, Nyanda Hella, Shinje Kazinza Magesa, John Backford Tengela, Juma Fabian Manubi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 81-93
    Received: Oct. 21, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: Youth drug abuse is a high-profile public health concern worldwide. Besides this drug abuse is one of the major issues in Tanzania. The youth in Tanzania are often involved in trafficking and consuming illegal drugs like cannabis. Illegal substance use among students can negatively impact their health in total, could negatively impact their educati... Show More
  • Research Article

    Medico-Economic Evaluation of the Management of Mental Disorders in Public Psychiatric Hospitals in Cote d'ivoire

    Francois Djo Bi Djo*, Asseman Medard Koua, M'Besso Amandine Stéphanie Adjossan, Damaukan Dimitri-Kevin Koffi, Eméric Désiré Konandri, Akmé Sylvie Akpa, Yessonguilana Jean-Marie Yéo-Ténéna

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 94-99
    Received: Dec. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 18, 2023
    Published: Dec. 26, 2023
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    Abstract: Economic evaluation is becoming an increasingly important part of public health decision- making. It is useful for rationalising the allocation of available resources in order to maintain a quality health care system that is accessible to all. The economic costs of mental illness are a barrier to access to quality psychiatric care. This study aims ... Show More