Dementia: An Overview

Dementia is a general term for loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. Though dementia mostly affects older adults, it is not a part of normal aging. Symptoms The symptoms of dementia depends on the cause, but common signs and symptoms include: cognitive changes (memory…

Identifying and Addressing the Mental Health Needs of a Rapidly Growing Megacity: The Lagos Mental Health Conference

Mental health is considered one of the most neglected and stigmatized areas of health in Nigeria. Lagos, a growing megacity, which serves as the commercial and social hub for Nigerians is regarded as one of the most stressful cities to live in. This is based on some environmental factors which includes poverty, unemployment, epileptic power…