Mental health

Nurse dismissed after raping patient on hospital bed

A mental health nurse, Mohammed Kamara who was found guilty of raping a patient with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression after drawing the curtains around her hospital bed has had his licence withdrawn after serving 15-year jail sentence. Kamara, 48, pulled the curtains around the woman’s bed at Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, on May 15, 2017. He then tried to force-feed her sleeping pills before sexually abusing her. After the rape, he forced her to have a shower and changed her bedsheets, all to cover his unprofessional act or cover evidence. He also reportedly threatened her to try and stop her from calling the police. However, the victim told [Read]

Regular sex boosts mental health, psychiatrist tells women

  A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri, on Saturday, advised married women to have regular sex in order to prevent depression. Kadiri, the Medical Director of Pinnacle Medical Services gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. According to her, sex is not just to nourish a woman’s body, it is also beneficial for her mental health. “As women, there is need for us to make our spouses our best friends if we want to be mentally healthy. “Studies have shown that women who have more active sex and are in long-term relationships are less likely to be depressed than women who go without sex. [Read]

2019: I am Mentally Fit and Stable, Sanwo-Olu tells INEC

  The Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress , Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu, says he has never been declared unfit and having unsound mind at any point in time . This is contrary to allegations levelled against him by the Lagos State Governor , Mr Akinwunmi Ambode . The governor on September 30 , 2018 while addressing a World Press Conference alleged that Sanwo -Olu was once a patient at the Gbagada General Hospital , Lagos , where he underwent rehabilitation . Sanwo -Olu had emerged as the governorship candidate of the party in the state based on the support received from the Mandate Movement of the [Read]