August 5, 2016

Rapists to be subjected to psychiatric tests in Lagos

Due to the increasing cases of rape and other domestic violence issues around Nigeria, the Lagos State Government on August 4, announced its concerns saying; “There is a need to subject perpetrators of the crimes to psychiatric test.” The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, disclosed that cases […]
July 21, 2016

Psychiatry: rTMS technology for reducing drug addiction, depression, now in Nigeria

Image: bipolarnews.org A new, non-invasive treatment approach that is suitable for drug addiction, chronic depression, migraine, schizophrenia, sleep problems, anxiety and series of mental health illnesses is now available in Nigeria and West Africa. It is estimated that globally 121 million people suffer from clinical depression. Out of these, 48 […]