oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - A comparative study of the pattern of psychiatric illness among male and female patients in the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTHl, Jos
The study examined the pattern of psychiatric illness among male and female patients who were admitted in the year 1996 at the Jos University reaching Hospital, Jos. The aim of the investigation was to find out the nature of mental illness among the males and the females who were admitted in the Hospital and the pattern of mental illness among the groups. The investigation revealed that most of female patients who were admitted during the year under study fall within the age range 31-40 (90 cases) and their male counterparts fall within the age range 21-30 (109 cases).
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