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Table 2 Summary of individuals receiving care for MNS disorders in participating clinics

From: Integrating mental health into primary care in Nigeria: report of a demonstration project using the mental health gap action programme intervention guide

  No of patients with MNS treated in Primary Care Clinics No of patients with MNS referred to PHC doctor No of patients referred to psychiatrists Total numbers presenting for follow-up clinics
Baseline assessment in 2011 DEP - 0 DEP – 0 DEP – 0 -
PSY - 0 PSY - 0 PSY - 0
EPI - 0 EPI - 0 EPI - 0
DEV - 0 DEV - 0 DEV - 0
ALC - 0 ALC - 0 ALC - 0
TOTAL – 0 TOTAL - 0 TOTAL – 0
Repeat assessment in November 2013 DEP - 45 DEP – 8 DEP - 2
PSY- 13 PSY- 2 PSY- 4
EPI- 14 EPI- 8 EPI- 2
DEV- 4 DEV- 3 DEV- 3
ALC- 5 ALC- 2 ALC- 0
TOTAL = 96 TOTAL = 31 TOTAL = 14 51
  1. MNS is mental, neurological and substance use disorders
  2. DEP is depression
  3. PSY is psychosis
  4. EPI is epilepsy
  5. DEV is developmental disorders
  6. ALC is alcohol use disorders