Dr. (Mrs) Adejoke Abiodun
MBBS, MPH, CRR, LMIH, FMCPsych | Consultant Psychiatrist, Lagos State Ministry of Health

Biography

Dr Adejoke Abiodun is a caring, seasoned, compassionate  and dedicated Consultant Psychiatrist with several years of experience in the assessment and management of clients with mental health issues. She works as part of multidisciplinary teams to assess and provide pharmacological, psychological and physical treatments to people with mental health disorders. She currently works as a Consultant psychiatrist with Lagos State Rehabilitation and vocational training centre border bus stop Isheri. She studied Medicine and Surgery at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (MBBS 2005), and holds a Masters degree in public health. She is a fellow of the faculty of Psychiatry at the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. She studied  leadership and management in health and conducting research responsibly with the University of Washington.

She also had a series of trainings in universal treatment for substance use disorder professionals (Colombo Plan). She is a member of International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP). She is a fellow of National postgraduate medical college (FMCPsych), a member of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), the Association of Psychiatrist in Nigeria (APN), Suicide Prevention and Research Initiative (SURPIN) and the south west coordinator of  Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Allied Professional (ACAPAN).

She is a passionate researcher who won awards of overall best oral presentation and overall best abstract at the Association of Psychiatrist in Nigeria ‘s Annual Scientific Conference held  in Lagos in 2018. She also contributes  to article review as scientific committee member for scientific conferences in  Nigeria and   reviews  journal articles for Archives of Women Mental Health.

 

LIST OF HER PUBLICATIONS

  • Abiodun A.B, Durodola A.O, Ajani M.A, Amole I.O, Abiodun A.D, Olusola TAO. Comparative efficacy of visual inspection with acetic acid versus cytology for cervical cancer screening in Ogbomoso, Nigeria. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2017;6:3742-7
  • Abiodun A.B, Olusola TAO, Durodola A.O, Ajani M.A, Abiodun A.D, Adeomi A.A.Awareness and perception of risk for cervical cancer among women in Ogbomoso, Nigeria. Trop J Obstet Gynaecol 2017; 34: 218-23
  • Abiodun A.D, Mapayi B, Mosanya J.T, Abiodun A.B, Adeomi A.A. The relationship between intimate partner violence and postpartum depression in Osogbo Nigeria.Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2018;7(10): 3911-3918.
  • Abiodun A .D, Olarewaju S .O, Abiodun A.B, Adegbite T.A. Prevalence, pattern and determinants of intimate partner violence among men in Osogbo Nigeria. Paper presented at 49th Annual General and Scientific Meeting of Association of Psychiatrist in Nigeria; 2018 Nov 27th-30th; Ikeja, Nigeria.
  • Abiodun A.D, Abiodun A. B, Akinsulore A. Prevalence and correlates of postpartum depression in Osogbo, Nigeria.Int Neuropsychiatric Disease Journal 2018; 12(3):1-13
  • Abiodun A.D, Abiodun A.B, Ibigbami O. Prevalence,pattern and correlates of intimate partner violence among postpartum women in Osogbo Nigeria. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health 2019; 14(3): 1-12
  • Abiodun A.D, Abiodun A.B, Eegunranti A.B.Help seeking pattern among postpartum women exposed to intimate partner violence in Osogbo, Nigeria.Asian Journal of Medicine and Health 2019;14(2):1-8
  • Abiodun A.D, Olarewaju S.O, Abiodun A.B, Adegbite T.A. Prevalence, pattern and correlates of intimate partner violence among married men as victims in Osogbo, Nigeria. Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science 2019;29(1):1-12
  • Abiodun A.B, Momoh M. O, Abiodun A.D. Appendicular schistomiasis in a Nigerian woman.Int J of Tropical Disease and Health 2018;34(3):1-5

Besides clinical and research work, as a passionate public speaker she is  involved in advocacy about mental health, she volunteers  in health educational outreaches to secondary schools and universities  to campaign against the use of alcohol and other psychoactive substances, train teachers on how to identify and counsel children exposed to sexual abuse and  link with help. She   also speaks on television and radio shows about various mental health issues like depression, suicide and gender based violence and serves  on several committees in the promotion of mental wellbeing in the South-West region of Nigeria, and on a national level.

OTHER ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

  • Southwest coordinator of ACAPAN (Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and allied profession in Nigeria)
  • Article Reviewer for Archives of Women Mental Health
  • Mental Health Advocacy
  • Continuous Training of Lagos State Teachers about Abuse in Children
  • Member of Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative
  • Lagos COVID-19 Psychosocial Support Volunteer