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Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal, a publication of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at www.npmj.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Current Issue

January-March 2018| Vol 25| Issue 1

Original Article

Familial aggregation of mood disorders among relatives of schizophrenia probands admitted in a hospital in South-Eastern Nigeria: A family comparative study

Introduction: The debate on the current nosological status of schizophrenia and mood disorders as distinct entities is very active among scholars. There is a paucity of genetic epidemiological ...


Original Article

Psychoactive substance use and psychiatric morbidity among pregnant women attending an ante-natal clinic in Benin City, Nigeria

Objective: This study sought to determine the prevalence, patterns and feasibility of screening for psychoactive substance use among pregnant women in an antenatal clinic in Nigeria. It also ai...


Original Article

Prevalence of Vitamin A deficiency among under-five children in South-Western Nigeria

Background and Aim: Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) constitutes a major nutritional concern in developing countries. It contributes significantly to the morbidity and mortality of under-five childre...


Original Article

Progesterone receptor expression and Ki-67 labelling index of meningiomas in the Lagos university teaching hospital

Background: Meningioma in Nigeria has been poorly studied. Its location within the intracranial cavity is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Even when completely excised, it h...


Original Article

The prevalence and risk factors for Trichomonas vaginalis infection amongst human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant women attending the antenatal clinics of a university teaching hospital in Lagos, South-Western, Nigeria

Background: Trichomonas vaginalis infection is the most prevalent non-viral sexually transmitted infection worldwide. Interactions between this infection and human immunodeficiency virus...


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