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Table 1 All service users who have participated in programme of BasicNeeds, northern Ghana, 2002 - 2010

From: Sitting with others: mental health self-help groups in northern Ghana

DIAGNOSIS ADULTS
Age 18+
ADOLESECENTS
Age 14-17
CHILDREN
Age 13 & below
Total N
(%)
  M F M F M F  
Epilepsy 3028 2496 607 525 1851 1425 9932 (55.5)
Common Mental Disorders        
Anxiety 92 113 2 11 9 9 236
Depression 153 339 4 13 1 3 513
Sub-total 245 452 6 24 10 12 749 (4.2)
Severe Mental Disorders        
Schizophrenia 802 738 23 24 18 17 1622
Unspecified Psychosis 1764 1379 82 64 57 53 3399
Bipolar Disorder 2 8 1 0 0 0 11
Depression with Psychotic Symptoms 39 59 0 3 5 3 109
Sub-total 2607 2184 106 91 80 73 5141 (28.7)
Other Mental Disorders* 892 698 48 30 177 144 1989 (11.1)
Diagnosis not known 41 26 1 3 5 3 79 (0.4)
Sub-total
All Service Users since beginning of the programme
6813 5856 768 673 2123 1657 17890 (100.0)
No longer in programme** 737 581 101 65 241 181 1906
TOTAL
Active Service Users
6076 5275 667 608 1882 1476 15984
  1. *Includes dementia, headache, substance abuse, autism etc.
  2. **Those who have stopped participating or cannot be traced