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Forensic Psychiatric Unit’s Consultant

Dr. Stephen Oluwaniyi

(Head of Unit)

 

FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY is the branch of psychiatry that deals with the assessment and treatment of mental disorders which appears to be associated with offending behaviour. It is also concerned with all the legal aspects of psychiatry including civil law and laws regulating psychiatric practice.

 

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Assessment and treatment of individuals with mental disorders associated with offending behaviour.
  • Prison in-reach for assessment and treatment of inmates with mental disorders.
  • Liaising with various agencies of the criminal justice system.
  • Preparation of psychiatric assessment reports for the court and other legal agencies
  • Appearance in court as expert witnesses.
  • Risk assessment and management.
  • Research
  • Training.

 

Forensic Psychiatric Unit’s Consultants

            

    Dr. A.B. Awesu                              Dr. A.L. Raji

  

 

 

 

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camc.jpgPediatric chronic physical illness and adult psychiatric disorders are substantial sources of burden for family care-takers, but little attention has been paid to parental burden resulting from children's or adolescents' psychiatric disorders.

Child and adolescent psychiatry or Pediatric Psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families. It investigates the biopsychosocial factors that influence the development and course of these psychiatric disorders and treatment responses to various interventions.Contact our Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service Center
08155170000, 09060001907

Someone with substance abuse disorder (drugs or alcohol) and mental illness (depression, PTSD, anxiety, OCD, etc.), the diagnosis is called a co-occurring disorder. Any combination of mental health disorders and substance abuse or addiction qualifies for this diagnosis (sometimes referred to as a dual diagnosis), such as alcoholism and depression, anorexia and cocaine dependence, post-traumatic stress disorder and heroin addiction, prescription drug dependence and anxiety, and more.

For proper diagnosis and treatment contact our Co-occuring treatment Center on 08155170000, 09060001907

At Total Diagonistic Center we provide special medical diagonistic services. Eminent Services, unmatched image quality and superior diagnostic capability make YabaTotal Diagnostics Center, the premier service provider and the centre of choice for numerous clients in Nigeria.

Individual differences in posttraumatic response and recovery are the result of complex interactions among person, event, and environmental factors. These interactions define the interrelationship of individual and community and together may foster or impede individual recovery. In attending to the social, cultural and political context of victimization and acknowledging that survivors of traumatic experiences may recover without benefit of clinical intervention.

For treatment and counseling contact  Traumatic & Disorder Center on 08155170000, 09060001907

Research

 Hospital Pioneers Research on Biological Psychiatry On Wednesday, 28th September, 2011, the hospital hosted a seminar titled “Building capacity for Neurobiological research: Endophenotype-based...Read More

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As an accredited post-graduate trainer for psychiatric Residency, the hospital takes in doctors for the six-year training on a yearly basis.

Medical students from all over the country also come for one research, training or the other while Nurses from various nursing institutions are also posted here for clinical experience... Read More

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