Pan Afr Med J 2014 13;17:109. Epub 2014 Feb 13.
Département de psychiatrie, Cliniques universitaires Saint Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgique.
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Rev Neurol (Paris) 2014 Oct 20;170(10):614-20. Epub 2014 May 20.
Département de psychiatrie, université catholique de Louvain, institut de recherche santé publique, santé et société, place de l'Université 1, 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgique.
Objectives: To describe the evolution of the clinical profile of post-stroke depression over a period of one year and to determine factors associated with changes in post-stroke depression.
Methods: Prospective cohort study with a follow-up of 1year including 30 consecutive eligible patients. The severity of depression was assessed with the patient health questionnaire (PHQ9). Read More
Pan Afr Med J 2016 6;24:24. Epub 2016 May 6.
Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway.
Introduction: Grief is a universal experience faced at one time or another by most people during their lives. Response to grief and bereavement losses can lead to psychiatric disorders such as mood disorders, post traumatic responses, insomnia loss of appetite, anxiety, and depression. The aim of our study is to value in our community the physical and psychological complications of a normal grief. Read More
Intellect Dev Disabil 2014 Jun;52(3):220-33
This article reports results of a 7-month qualitative study on intellectual and related developmental disabilities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, particularly as they relate to the causes and meaning of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). This study raises important questions related to the understanding of resilience of persons affected by IDD and the nature and purpose of support they use or desire. Read More
Pan Afr Med J 2010 24;7:15. Epub 2010 Nov 24.
Service d'ORL et de Chirurgie Cervico-Faciale, Cliniques Universitaires de Kinshasa, RD Congo.