Abdisa Boka

Department of Health Science, Ethiopia


  • Research Article   
    Magnitude of Substance Induced Psychosis among Adolescents in Amanuel Mental Specialized Hospital Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    Author(s): Abdisa Boka*, Mergitu Alemu and Asnake Fantu

    Background: Substance use among adolescents has sparked widespread concerns that millions of adolescents are at increased risk of mental health. A link between adolescent substance use and the development of psychosis in early adulthood within clinical practice, the issue is further complicated by high rates of co-occurring substance use disorders (SUD) amongst individuals suffering from a psychotic illness. There were about 190 million substance abusers Out of these substance abusers, around 40 million develop serious mental illness, of these majority of them, were adolescents because of the Adolescence is often a time of experimentation with drugs, alcohol, and other substance use as well as practicing. Objective: The objective of the study was to assess the magnitude of substance induced psychosis among adolescents in Amanuel Mental Specialized hospital Addi.. Read More»

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