International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 211

Full Length Research Paper

A qualitative study of psychological support needs of family caregivers of hospitalized Lassa fever patients during an outbreak in an endemic state in Nigeria

Ekaete Alice Tobin
  • Ekaete Alice Tobin
  • Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Danny Akhere Asogun
  • Danny Akhere Asogun
  • Department of Community Health, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Martha Okonofua
  • Martha Okonofua
  • Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Ephraim Ogbaini-Emovon
  • Ephraim Ogbaini-Emovon
  • Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Gloria Efediyi
  • Gloria Efediyi
  • Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 20 March 2020
  •  Accepted: 10 September 2020
  •  Published: 31 October 2020

How to cite this article

APA /
Tobin, E. A., Asogun, D. A., Okonofua, M., Ogbaini-Emovon, E., & Efediyi, G. (2020). A qualitative study of psychological support needs of family caregivers of hospitalized Lassa fever patients during an outbreak in an endemic state in Nigeria. International Journal of Psychology and Counselling, 12(4), 115-123.
Chicago /
Ekaete Alice Tobin, Danny Akhere Asogun, Martha Okonofua, Ephraim Ogbaini-Emovon and Gloria Efediyi. "A qualitative study of psychological support needs of family caregivers of hospitalized Lassa fever patients during an outbreak in an endemic state in Nigeria." International Journal of Psychology and Counselling 12, no. 4 (2020): 115-123.
MLA /
Ekaete Alice Tobin, et al. "A qualitative study of psychological support needs of family caregivers of hospitalized Lassa fever patients during an outbreak in an endemic state in Nigeria." International Journal of Psychology and Counselling 12.4 (2020): 115-123.