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Dphil candidate in psychiatry

Dphil candidate in psychiatry

Mary Bitta

Dphil candidate

I am interested in cross-cutting issues in mental health  in sub-Saharan Africa. My research aims to understand the burden, barriers to treatment and treatment outcomes of  people with common mental disorders.

My DPhil project aims to  examine the factors influencing the response to antipsychotic drug therapy in rural coastal Kenya.My DPhil studies will be supervised by Professor Charles Newton, Professor Belinda Lennox and Dr Symon Kariuki.