FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH RELAPSE AMONG PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE WHO HAVE UNDERGONE REHABILITATION AT MATHARI NATIONAL TEACHING AND REFERRAL HOSPITAL

*FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH RELAPSE AMONG PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE WHO HAVE UNDERGONE REHABILITATION AT MATHARI NATIONAL TEACHING AND REFERRAL HOSPITAL*

DR. EUGENE MALOBA (H58/76487/2015)
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of degree of master of Medicine (Psychiatry)

2019

DECLARATION
This research proposal is my original work and has not been presented for a degree in any other university
Dr. Eugene Maloba
PO BOX 22358-00100 Nairobi
Tel +254714092239
eugenemaloba@gmail.com
Signature………….

This research proposal has been submitted for examination with our approval as University supervisor
Prof Mary Waweru
Department of Psychiatry (Strathmore University)
PO BOX 18676-00202
Wangari@yahoo.com
Signature………….

Dr. John Mwangi
Department of Psychiatry (Strathmore University)
PO BOX 18676-00202 NAIROBI
mwangijohnmo5@gmail.com
Signature………….

Table of Contents
DECLARATION.. ii <#_Toc23176405>
List of abbreviations iv <#_Toc23176406>
List of tables. v <#_Toc23176407>
List of Figures. vi <#_Toc23176408>
CHAPTER ONE. 1 <#_Toc23176409>
CHAPTER TWO.. 2 <#_Toc23176410>
2.1 Problem Statement 4 <#_Toc23176411>
CHAPTER THREE. 5 <#_Toc23176412>
CHAPTER FOUR.. 7 <#_Toc23176413>
4.2 Specific Objectives. 7 <#_Toc23176414>
CHAPTER FIVE. 8 <#_Toc23176415>
5.1 Study Design. 8 <#_Toc23176416>
5.2 Study Area. 8 <#_Toc23176417>
5.3 Study Population. 8 <#_Toc23176418>
5.3.1 Inclusion criteria. 8 <#_Toc23176419>
5.3.2 Exclusion criteria. 9 <#_Toc23176420>
5.4 Sample Size Determination and Formula Used. 9 <#_Toc23176421>
5.6 Recruitment and Data Collection Procedures 9 <#_Toc23176422>
5.8 Quality Assurance Procedures. 11 <#_Toc23176423>
5.9 Data Collection Instruments. 11 <#_Toc23176424>
5.10 Ethical Considerations. 11 <#_Toc23176425>
5.11 Study Limitations 11 <#_Toc23176426>
5.12 Potential Benefits to Study Participants. 11 <#_Toc23176427>
5.13 Potential risks. 12 <#_Toc23176428>
CHAPTER SIX.. 13 <#_Toc23176429>
Data Management and Statistical Analysis Plans. 13 <#_Toc23176430>
6.1 Study Timeline. 13 <#_Toc23176431>
*6.2* Budget 15 <#_Toc23176432>
Questions. 16 <#_Toc23176433>
Audit 16 <#_Toc23176434>
Ethical consideration. 17 <#_Toc23176435>
Data management and statistical analysis plans. 17 <#_Toc23176436>
References 18 <#_Toc23176437>
APPENDICIES. 21 <#_Toc23176438>
Appendix I: Part A: Socio-demographic Questionnaire/Treatment Information (English) 21 <#_Toc23176439>
Appendix II: Part A: Socio-demographic Questionnaire/Treatment Information (Kiswahili) 21 <#_Toc23176440>
Appendix III: Statement of Consent (English) 22 <#_Toc23176441>
Appendix IV: Consent Form (Kiswahili)/ Fomu ya Ridhaa. 22 <#_Toc23176442>
List of abbreviations
AUD Alcohol Use Disorder
AUDIT Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test MNTRH Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital MOH Ministry of Health
NACADA National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse WHO World Health Organization