Verena Ertl

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Affiliation: University of Bielefeld
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Are school-based mental health interventions for war-affected children effective and harmless?
    Verena Ertl
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Bielefeld University, Post Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Med 12:84. 2014
  2. pmc Trauma, poverty and mental health among Somali and Rwandese refugees living in an African refugee settlement - an epidemiological study
    Lamaro P Onyut
    Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
    Confl Health 3:6. 2009
  3. ncbi Validation of a mental health assessment in an African conflict population
    Verena Ertl
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychol Assess 22:318-24. 2010
  4. ncbi Community-implemented trauma therapy for former child soldiers in Northern Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Verena Ertl
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    JAMA 306:503-12. 2011
  5. ncbi Haunted by ghosts: prevalence, predictors and outcomes of spirit possession experiences among former child soldiers and war-affected civilians in Northern Uganda
    Frank Neuner
    Bielefeld University, Department of Psychology, Postbox 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 75:548-54. 2012
  6. pmc The challenge of living on: psychopathology and its mediating influence on the readjustment of former child soldiers
    Verena Ertl
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany Vivo International, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e102786. 2014
  7. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of partner violence against women in the aftermath of war: a survey among couples in northern Uganda
    Regina Saile
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 86:17-25. 2013
  8. ncbi Does war contribute to family violence against children? Findings from a two-generational multi-informant study in Northern Uganda
    Regina Saile
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany Vivo Victim s Voice International, Allensbach, Germany
    Child Abuse Negl 38:135-46. 2014
  9. ncbi The hidden effects of child maltreatment in a war region: correlates of psychopathology in two generations living in Northern Uganda
    David Kani Olema
    Department of Psychology, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda vivo international e V, Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 27:35-41. 2014

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Publications9

  1. pmc Are school-based mental health interventions for war-affected children effective and harmless?
    Verena Ertl
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Bielefeld University, Post Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Med 12:84. 2014
    ..Since universal school-based programs similar to the one evaluated here are widely implemented, Tol et al.'s results are highly relevant to inform the field of mental health service provision in war-affected countries...
  2. pmc Trauma, poverty and mental health among Somali and Rwandese refugees living in an African refugee settlement - an epidemiological study
    Lamaro P Onyut
    Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
    Confl Health 3:6. 2009
    ..A mental health outreach program was initiated based on this study...
  3. ncbi Validation of a mental health assessment in an African conflict population
    Verena Ertl
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Psychol Assess 22:318-24. 2010
    ..Results show that mental health assessments in African languages can produce reliable and valid data but that caution is warranted in the unevaluated transfer of cutoff scores and scoring algorithms...
  4. ncbi Community-implemented trauma therapy for former child soldiers in Northern Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Verena Ertl
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    JAMA 306:503-12. 2011
    ..Despite high rates of impairment, there have been no randomized controlled trials examining the feasibility and efficacy of mental health interventions for former child soldiers...
  5. ncbi Haunted by ghosts: prevalence, predictors and outcomes of spirit possession experiences among former child soldiers and war-affected civilians in Northern Uganda
    Frank Neuner
    Bielefeld University, Department of Psychology, Postbox 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 75:548-54. 2012
    ..In addition, we provide evidence for the incremental validity of spirit possession as a trauma-related psychological disorder in this context...
  6. pmc The challenge of living on: psychopathology and its mediating influence on the readjustment of former child soldiers
    Verena Ertl
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany Vivo International, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e102786. 2014
    ..Results show that child soldiering and its psychological sequelae affect a substantial proportion of children and youths. After release or flight, their readjustment depends at least partly on their level of mental traumatization. ..
  7. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of partner violence against women in the aftermath of war: a survey among couples in northern Uganda
    Regina Saile
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 86:17-25. 2013
    ..In addition, different patterns of partner violence should be taken into account...
  8. ncbi Does war contribute to family violence against children? Findings from a two-generational multi-informant study in Northern Uganda
    Regina Saile
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany Vivo Victim s Voice International, Allensbach, Germany
    Child Abuse Negl 38:135-46. 2014
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  9. ncbi The hidden effects of child maltreatment in a war region: correlates of psychopathology in two generations living in Northern Uganda
    David Kani Olema
    Department of Psychology, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda vivo international e V, Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 27:35-41. 2014
    ..253, p = .002). We conclude that, even in the context of severe war, the impact of child maltreatment on psychological disorders surpasses the damage of war trauma. ..