Professor Abiodun Olugbenga ADEWUYA

Prof Abiodun Olugbenga ADEWUYA

MBCHB, FMCPsych, FWACP
  • abiodun.adewuya@lasucom.edu.ng

Academic Background, Trainings, Skills, Positions, Teaching, Achievements (in Summary).

  • Experience and expertise in health services research, randomised controlled trials and implementation research.
  • Inter-disciplinary collaborations across social science, biomedical science, and other disciplines including health economics and political sciences.
  • Chair of the Lagos State Mental Health Advisory Committee (MHAC)
  • Received research grants from Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), Medical Research Council (MRC), National Institute of Health (NIH) and MQ

Research Interests/Specialisations

Maternal and Child Mental Health, Public Mental Health.

Publications

1. Adewuya OA
et al. Epidemiology of depression in primary care: Findings from the Mental Health in Primary Care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2021 Feb 11:91217421996089.
doi: 10.1177/0091217421996089

Adewuya AO et al. Epidemiology of depression in primary care: Findings from the Mental Health in Primary Care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2021 Feb 11:91217421996089. doi: 10.1177/0091217421996089

2. Adewuya AO.
et al. Psychotic like experiences among Nigerian school adolescents: Findings from the Lagos Schools Emotional and Behavioral Health Survey. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 2.4(3): 1-7
doi: 10.1111/eip.13032

et al. Psychotic like experiences among Nigerian school adolescents: Findings from the Lagos Schools Emotional and Behavioral Health Survey. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 2.

doi: 10.1111/eip.13032

3. Adewumi T, Oladipo E, Adewuya AO..
Public perception and attitude towards people living with epilepsy in Nigeria. Epilepsy Behav. 2020 May;106:107033.
doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107033

Public perception and attitude towards people living with epilepsy in Nigeria. Epilepsy Behav. 2020 May;106:107033.
10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107033

4. Adewuya AO, Oladipo EO.
Prevalence and associated factors for suicidal behaviours (ideation, planning, and attempt) among high school adolescents in Lagos, Nigeria. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Nov;29(11):1503-1512.
doi:10.1007/s00787-019-01462-x

Prevalence and associated factors for suicidal behaviours (ideation, planning, and attempt) among high school adolescents in Lagos, Nigeria. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Nov;29(11):1503-1512.
doi:10.1007/s00787-019-01462-x

5. Adewuya AO.
et al. A stepped care intervention for non-specialist health workers' management of depression in the Mental Health in Primary Care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria: A cluster randomised controlled trial. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2019 Sep-Oct;60:76-82.
doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.07.012

et al. A stepped care intervention for non-specialist health workers’ management of depression in the Mental Health in Primary Care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria: A cluster randomised controlled trial. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2019 Sep-Oct;60:76-82.

doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.07.012

6. Adewuya AO
 et al. The effectiveness and acceptability of mobile telephone adherence support for management of depression in the Mental Health in Primary Care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria: A pilot cluster randomised controlled trial. J Affect Disord. 2019 Jun 15;253:118-125.
doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.04.025

et al. The effectiveness and acceptability of mobile telephone adherence support for management of depression in the Mental Health in Primary Care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria: A pilot cluster randomised controlled trial. J Affect Disord. 2019 Jun 15;253:118-125.

doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.04.025

7. Kieling C, Adewuya A, Fisher HL, Karmacharya R, Kohrt BA, Swartz JR, Mondelli V..
Identifying depression early in adolescence. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2019 Apr;3(4):211-213..
doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30059-8

Identifying depression early in adolescence. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2019 Apr;3(4):211-213.

doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30059-8

8. Adewuya AO
et al. Development and feasibility assessment of a collaborative stepped care intervention for management of depression in the mental health in primary care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria. Psychol Med. 2019 Oct;49(13):2149-2157.
doi: 10.1017/S0033291718002970

Development and feasibility assessment of a collaborative stepped care intervention for management of depression in the mental health in primary care (MeHPriC) project, Lagos, Nigeria. Psychol Med. 2019 Oct;49(13):2149-2157.

doi: 10.1017/S0033291718002970

9. Adewuya AO
et al. Gender difference in the point prevalence, symptoms, comorbidity, and correlates of depression: findings from the Lagos State Mental Health Survey (LSMHS), Nigeria. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2018 Dec;21(6):591-599.
doi: 10.1007/s00737-018-0839-9

Gender difference in the point prevalence, symptoms, comorbidity, and correlates of depression: findings from the Lagos State Mental Health Survey (LSMHS), Nigeria. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2018 Dec;21(6):591-599.

doi: 10.1007/s00737-018-0839-9

10. Adewuya AO
et al. Current prevalence, comorbidity and associated factors for symptoms of depression and generalised anxiety in the Lagos State Mental Health Survey (LSMHS), Nigeria. Compr Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;81:60-65.
doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.11.010

 Current prevalence, comorbidity and associated factors for symptoms of depression and generalised anxiety in the Lagos State Mental Health Survey (LSMHS), Nigeria.Compr Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;81:60-65.

doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.11.010