Vikram Patel

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Country: India

Publications

  1. pmc Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: does mental health play a role?
    J Jaime Miranda
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e291. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Mental health of young people: a global public-health challenge
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 369:1302-13. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Researching protective and promotive factors in mental health
    Vikram Patel
    Int J Epidemiol 36:703-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of the construct of post-traumatic stress disorder in a low-income country: interview study of women in Gujarat, India
    Khyati Mehta
    NPHIRU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:585-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Poverty, gender and mental health promotion in a global society
    Vikram Patel
    International Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Promot Educ . 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of severe psychiatric disorders in the developing world : lessons from India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    CNS Drugs 17:1071-80. 2003
  7. pmc Poverty and common mental disorders in developing countries
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, India
    Bull World Health Organ 81:609-15. 2003
  8. pmc Recruiting doctors from poor countries: the great brain robbery?
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 327:926-8. 2003
  9. pmc Lay health worker led intervention for depressive and anxiety disorders in India: impact on clinical and disability outcomes over 12 months
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and Sangath, Goa, India
    Br J Psychiatry 199:459-66. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Common genital complaints in women: the contribution of psychosocial and infectious factors in a population-based cohort study in Goa, India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1478-85. 2006

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Publications90

  1. pmc Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: does mental health play a role?
    J Jaime Miranda
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e291. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Mental health of young people: a global public-health challenge
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 369:1302-13. 2007
    ..Addressing young people's mental-health needs is crucial if they are to fulfil their potential and contribute fully to the development of their communities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Researching protective and promotive factors in mental health
    Vikram Patel
    Int J Epidemiol 36:703-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of the construct of post-traumatic stress disorder in a low-income country: interview study of women in Gujarat, India
    Khyati Mehta
    NPHIRU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:585-6. 2005
    ..We conclude that PTSD may be a relevant clinical construct in the Indian context...
  5. ncbi request reprint Poverty, gender and mental health promotion in a global society
    Vikram Patel
    International Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Promot Educ . 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of severe psychiatric disorders in the developing world : lessons from India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    CNS Drugs 17:1071-80. 2003
    ....
  7. pmc Poverty and common mental disorders in developing countries
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, India
    Bull World Health Organ 81:609-15. 2003
    ..Secondary prevention must focus on strengthening the ability of primary care services to provide effective treatment...
  8. pmc Recruiting doctors from poor countries: the great brain robbery?
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 327:926-8. 2003
  9. pmc Lay health worker led intervention for depressive and anxiety disorders in India: impact on clinical and disability outcomes over 12 months
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and Sangath, Goa, India
    Br J Psychiatry 199:459-66. 2011
    ..Depressive and anxiety disorders (common mental disorders) are the most common psychiatric condition encountered in primary healthcare...
  10. ncbi request reprint Common genital complaints in women: the contribution of psychosocial and infectious factors in a population-based cohort study in Goa, India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1478-85. 2006
    ..Method Population-based cohort study in Goa, India. Out of 3000 randomly selected women, 2494 women participated. The outcome was an incident case of the complaint of abnormal vaginal discharge at 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) review...
  11. pmc The effectiveness of mobile-health technologies to improve health care service delivery processes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Caroline Free
    Clinical Trials Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001363. 2013
    ..Mobile health interventions could have beneficial effects on health care delivery processes. We aimed to conduct a systematic review of controlled trials of mobile technology interventions to improve health care delivery processes...
  12. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors for depressive and anxiety disorders in primary care in Goa, India (MANAS): a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Vikram Patel
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 376:2086-95. 2010
    ..The MANAS trial aimed to test the effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors in primary care settings to improve outcomes of people with these disorders...
  13. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008
  14. doi request reprint Non-traditional lifestyles and prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents in Goa, India
    Aravind Pillai
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:45-51. 2008
    ..We conducted an epidemiological study in the state of Goa to describe the current prevalence of mental disorders and its correlates among adolescents aged between 12 and 16 years...
  15. pmc Effects of severe obstetric complications on women's health and infant mortality in Benin
    Veronique Filippi
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 15:733-42. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for common mental disorders in women. Population-based longitudinal study
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:547-55. 2006
    ..The determinants of common mental disorders in women have not been described in longitudinal studies from a low-income country...
  17. pmc Improving access to psychological treatments: lessons from developing countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:523-8. 2011
    ..The implications for these experiences to improving access to psychological treatments in the global context are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prioritizing health problems in women in developing countries: comparing the financial burden of reproductive tract infections, anaemia and depressive disorders in a community survey in India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 12:130-9. 2007
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  19. pmc Cross-national differences in questionnaires do not necessarily reflect comparable differences in disorder prevalence
    Anna Goodman
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1321-31. 2012
    ..To examine whether the widely used Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) can validly be used to compare the prevalence of child mental health problems cross nationally...
  20. doi request reprint Chronic diseases and injuries in India
    Vikram Patel
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 377:413-28. 2011
    ..The emerging agenda of chronic diseases and injuries should be a political priority and central to national consciousness, if universal health care is to be achieved...
  21. pmc Chronic fatigue in developing countries: population based survey of women in India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 330:1190. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of and risk factors for chronic fatigue in a developing country; in particular, to determine the association of anaemia, mental health, and gender disadvantage factors with chronic fatigue...
  22. pmc Why do British Indian children have an apparent mental health advantage?
    Anna Goodman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1171-83. 2010
    ..Previous studies document a mental health advantage in British Indian children, particularly for externalising problems. The causes of this advantage are unknown...
  23. pmc Improving access to care for children with mental disorders: a global perspective
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:323-7. 2013
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  24. ncbi request reprint Mental health in low- and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 81:81-96. 2007
    ..Campaigns to increase mental health literacy are needed at all levels of the health system...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of severe mental and neurological disorders in Mozambique: a population-based survey
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:1055-60. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence of seizure disorders, psychoses, and mental retardation in urban and rural Mozambique...
  26. doi request reprint Patient outcome after traumatic brain injury in high-, middle- and low-income countries: analysis of data on 8927 patients in 46 countries
    Mary J De Silva
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:452-8. 2009
    ..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. The burden of TBI is greatest in low- and middle-income countries (LAMIC), yet little is known about patient outcomes in these settings...
  27. pmc Global mental health: from science to action
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:6-12. 2012
    ..The article ends by examining the major challenges for the field, and the opportunities for addressing them in the future...
  28. doi request reprint Socio-cultural, psychosexual and biomedical factors associated with genital symptoms experienced by men in rural India
    Meenakshi Gautham
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:384-95. 2008
    ..STI treatment guidelines for urethral symptoms should be revised and be based on epidemiological data...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:991-1005. 2007
    ..However, we recommend that policymakers should act on the available evidence to scale up effective and cost-effective treatments and preventive interventions for mental disorders...
  30. pmc Child mental health differences amongst ethnic groups in Britain: a systematic review
    Anna Goodman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:258. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to compare the population-based prevalence of child mental disorders between ethnic groups in Britain, and relate these findings to ethnic differences in mental health service use...
  31. doi request reprint Impact of antenatal common mental disorders upon perinatal outcomes in Ethiopia: the P-MaMiE population-based cohort study
    Charlotte Hanlon
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 14:156-66. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of antenatal psychosocial stressors, including maternal common mental disorders (CMD), upon low birth weight, stillbirth and neonatal mortality, and other perinatal outcomes in rural Ethiopia...
  32. pmc John Snow's legacy: epidemiology without borders
    Paul Fine
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1302-11. 2013
    ..In so doing, they may contribute more directly to, and learn from, non-health-related areas that use the language and methods of epidemiology to address many important problems now facing the world...
  33. pmc Symptoms of common mental disorder and cognitive associations with seropositivity among a cohort of people coming for testing for HIV/AIDS in Goa, India: a cross-sectional survey
    Rosie Mayston
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:204. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Global prevalence of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders
    Mayada Elsabbagh
    Department of Psychiatry, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Canada Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Autism Res 5:160-79. 2012
    ..The lack of evidence from the majority of the world's population suggests a critical need for further research and capacity building in low- and middle-income countries...
  35. pmc Reducing the treatment gap for mental disorders: a WPA survey
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    World Psychiatry 9:169-76. 2010
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  36. ncbi request reprint No health without mental health
    Martin Prince
    King s College London, Centre for Public Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Lancet 370:859-77. 2007
    ..Mental health awareness needs to be integrated into all aspects of health and social policy, health-system planning, and delivery of primary and secondary general health care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Maternal psychological morbidity and low birth weight in India
    Vikram Patel
    NPHIRU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:284-5. 2006
    ..44, 95% CI 1.0-2.07). We conclude that maternal psychological morbidity has an adverse impact on foetal growth...
  38. doi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in female sex workers in resource poor setting: a systematic review
    Maryam Shahmanesh
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:659-79. 2008
    ..To systematically review the evidence for effectiveness of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention interventions in female sex workers in resource poor settings...
  39. pmc What is the best approach to treating schizophrenia in developing countries?
    Vikram Patel
    International Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e159. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint The psychological and social contexts of complaints of abnormal vaginal discharge: a study of illness narratives in India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:255-62; discussion 263-4. 2008
    ..Epidemiological studies have reported strong associations between psychosocial adversity and complaints of abnormal vaginal discharge (AVD) in South Asia. We aimed to explore the mechanism of these associations through qualitative research...
  41. doi request reprint From science to action: the Lancet Series on Global Mental Health
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:109-13. 2008
    ..This article provides a narrative account of the background to the series, its development and the key messages of these articles...
  42. pmc The effectiveness of mobile-health technology-based health behaviour change or disease management interventions for health care consumers: a systematic review
    Caroline Free
    Clinical Trials Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    PLoS Med 10:e1001362. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of mobile technology interventions delivered to health care consumers...
  43. ncbi request reprint Commentary: preventing suicide: need for a life course approach
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa 403521, India
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1242-3. 2007
  44. doi request reprint Perinatal depression treated by community health workers
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 372:868-9. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Why do women complain of vaginal discharge? A population survey of infectious and pyschosocial risk factors in a South Asian community
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:853-62. 2005
    ..Although presumed to be caused by reproductive tract infections (RTIs), the association between the complaint and the presence of RTIs is weak. This study aimed to investigate the risk factors of the complaint of vaginal discharge...
  46. pmc Risk of psychological distress following severe obstetric complications in Benin: the role of economics, physical health and spousal abuse
    Edward Fottrell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1 7HT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:18-25. 2010
    ..Little is known about the impact of life-threatening obstetric complications ('near miss') on women's mental health in low- and middle-income countries...
  47. ncbi request reprint Child, family, school and community risk factors for poor mental health in Brazilian schoolchildren
    Anna Goodman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:448-56. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for poor child mental health in the southeastern Brazilian municipality of Taubaté...
  48. doi request reprint Does money matter for mental health? Evidence from the Child Support Grants in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sophie Plagerson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Glob Public Health 6:760-76. 2011
    ..In order to achieve mental health benefits for programme beneficiaries, aspects of programme design and implementation that promote mental health should be enhanced and aspects detrimental to mental health modified...
  49. pmc Sitting with others: mental health self-help groups in northern Ghana
    Alex Cohen
    Mental Health in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Ment Health Syst 6:1. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  50. pmc Three models of community mental health services In low-income countries
    Alex Cohen
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:3. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  51. pmc Effect of maternal mental health on infant growth in low income countries: new evidence from South Asia
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Sangath, Goa, India
    BMJ 328:820-3. 2004
  52. pmc Grand challenges: integrating mental health services into priority health care platforms
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom Sangath, Goa, India Centre for Mental Health, Public Health Foundation of India, India
    PLoS Med 10:e1001448. 2013
    In the last article of a five-part series providing a global perspective on integrating mental health, Vikram Patel and colleagues discuss the competencies, operational innovation, and packages of care needed, and argue that integration ..
  53. pmc Effect of psychosocial interventions on social functioning in depression and schizophrenia: meta-analysis
    Mary J De Silva
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:253-60. 2013
    ..Psychosocial interventions may contribute to reducing the burden of mental disorders in low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries by improving social functioning, but the evidence has not been systematically reviewed...
  54. doi request reprint 10 best resources on mental health
    Vikram Patel
    NPHIRU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:218-20. 2008
  55. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of drug and psychological treatments for common mental disorders in general health care in Goa, India: a randomised, controlled trial
    Vikram Patel
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Lancet 361:33-9. 2003
    ..We aimed to assess the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of antidepressant and psychological treatment for common mental disorders in general health-care settings...
  56. ncbi request reprint Contribution of low- and middle-income countries to research published in leading general psychiatry journals, 2002-2004
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:77-8. 2007
    ..Strengthening the research capacity of these countries and reviewing the editorial policies of leading journals can help increase the international representation of LAMI countries in psychiatric research...
  57. ncbi request reprint Ethics of placebo-controlled trial in severe mania
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Sangath Centre, 841 Porvorim, Goa, India 403 521, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 3:11-2. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Are visual measures of mood superior to questionnaire measures in non-Western settings?
    Gloria Puertas
    MSF Holland, Afghanistan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:662-6. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Listening to mothers: qualitative studies on motherhood and depression from Goa, India
    Merlyn Rodrigues
    Sangath Society for Child Development and Family Guidance, Goa, India
    Soc Sci Med 57:1797-806. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of hazardous drinking in industrial workers: a study from Goa, India
    Melvin Chagas Silva
    Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Altinho, Goa, India
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:79-83. 2003
    ..This study aimed to describe the prevalence and associations of hazardous drinking in a male industrial worker population in India...
  61. ncbi request reprint The impact associated with caring for a person with dementia: a report from the 10/66 Dementia Research Group's Indian network
    Amit Dias
    Department of Preventative and Social Medicine, Goa Medical College, India
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:182-4. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint Promoting child and adolescent mental health in low and middle income countries
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Sangath, India
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:313-34. 2008
    ..We also consider the role of formal teaching and training programmes, and the role for specialists in CAMH promotion...
  63. pmc What is the relevance of mental health to HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs in developing countries? A systematic review
    Pamela Y Collins
    AIDS 20:1571-82. 2006
    ..g. coping, family support) for efficacy in reducing symptoms of mental illness. Promising intervention findings should encourage investigators to begin to study the implementation of these interventions in HIV service settings...
  64. ncbi request reprint The explanatory models of depression in low income countries: listening to women in India
    Bernadette Pereira
    Sangath, 831 1 Porvorim, Goa, India
    J Affect Disord 102:209-18. 2007
    ..Our objective was to describe the explanatory models of illness in depressed women, in particular, their idioms of distress, and their views of their social circumstances and how this related to their illness...
  65. ncbi request reprint Harmful alcohol use in Goa, India, and its associations with violence: a study in primary care
    Irwin Nazareth
    Voluntary Health Association of Goa, India
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:131-7. 2007
    ..To determine (i) the prevalence and characteristics of harmful alcohol consumption in general practice attendees; (ii) social and psychological associations with harmful drinking and (iii) recognition of harmful drinking by GPs...
  66. ncbi request reprint Gender disadvantage and reproductive health risk factors for common mental disorders in women: a community survey in India
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:404-13. 2006
    ..Gender disadvantage and reproductive health are major determinants of women's health in developing countries...
  67. pmc Empowerment of women and mental health promotion: a qualitative study in rural Maharashtra, India
    Michelle Kermode
    Australian International Health Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:225. 2007
    ..Investigate the impact of the PHC program on individual and community factors associated with mental health..
  68. ncbi request reprint Vikram Patel: promoting mental health in developing countries
    Stephen Pincock
    Lancet 370:821. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Poverty, violence and depression during pregnancy: a survey of mothers attending a public hospital in Brazil
    Giovanni Marcos Lovisi
    Federal University of the Rio de Janeiro State Medical School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychol Med 35:1485-92. 2005
    ..Depression in women is associated with social deprivation and violence. We describe the prevalence and risk factors for depression during pregnancy, in particular the association with poverty and violence, in a Brazilian setting...
  70. ncbi request reprint Poverty and mental illness: fact or fiction? A commentary on Das, Do, Friedman, McKenzie & Scott (65:3, 2007, 467-480)
    Joanne Corrigall
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 66:2061-3; discussion 2064-6. 2008
  71. ncbi request reprint Biography
    Povl Munk-Jørgensen
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:336. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Seeking help for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in developing countries: a study of parental explanatory models in Goa, India
    Claire E Wilcox
    UCSF Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute San Francisco, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1600-10. 2007
    ..We conclude that cultural attitudes towards mental illness significantly affect parental perception and behavior in response to interventions by biomedical practitioners for child mental health problems in developing countries...
  73. ncbi request reprint Closing the 10/90 divide in global mental health research
    Vikram Patel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:257-9. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint Is the outcome of schizophrenia really better in developing countries?
    Vikram Patel
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:149-52. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a community-based rehabilitation model for chronic schizophrenia in rural India
    Sudipto Chatterjee
    Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 182:57-62. 2003
    ..Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) is a model of care which has been widely used for physical disabilities in resource-poor settings...
  76. ncbi request reprint Mental health promotion works: a review
    Eva Jané-Llopis
    Prevention Research Centre, Academic Centre for Social Sciences, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Promot Educ . 2005
  77. ncbi request reprint Integrating mental health in global initiatives for HIV/AIDS
    Melvyn Freeman
    Br J Psychiatry 187:1-3. 2005
    ..Integrating psychiatric and psychosocial interventions should benefit both the mental and the physical health of people living with HIV/AIDS...
  78. pmc The effectiveness of a home care program for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia in developing countries: a randomised controlled trial from Goa, India
    Amit Dias
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Goa Medical College, Goa, India
    PLoS ONE 3:e2333. 2008
    ..To develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a home based intervention in reducing caregiver burden, promoting caregiver mental health and reducing behavioural problems in elderly persons with dementia...
  79. ncbi request reprint Sex, studies or strife? What to integrate in adolescent health services
    Gracy Andrew
    Sangath Society for Child Development and Family Guidance, Goa, India
    Reprod Health Matters 11:120-9. 2003
    ..Integrating these issues into programmes is likely to be an essential element in developing health services and programmes which can reach out to the majority of adolescents in school settings in India...
  80. ncbi request reprint Treating depression in the developing world
    Vikram Patel
    Trop Med Int Health 9:539-41. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint The impact and patterns of hazardous drinking amongst male industrial workers in Goa, India
    Gaurish Gaunekar
    Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Altinho, Goa, India
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:267-75. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the impact and patterns of drinking in hazardous drinkers in a male industrial worker population in India...
  82. pmc Learning from low income countries: mental health
    Kwame McKenzie
    Royal Free and University College Medical School and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, Department of Mental Health Sciences, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 329:1138-40. 2004
  83. ncbi request reprint Detecting perinatal common mental disorders in Ethiopia: validation of the self-reporting questionnaire and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    Charlotte Hanlon
    King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Affect Disord 108:251-62. 2008
    ..The cultural validity of instruments to detect perinatal common mental disorders (CMD) in rural, community settings has been little-investigated in developing countries...
  84. ncbi request reprint Gender, poverty, and postnatal depression: a study of mothers in Goa, India
    Vikram Patel
    Sangath Centre for Child Development and Family Guidance, Goa, India
    Am J Psychiatry 159:43-7. 2002
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  85. ncbi request reprint Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Saba Moussavi
    Department of Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:851-8. 2007
    ..Depression is often comorbid with other chronic diseases and can worsen their associated health outcomes. Few studies have explored the effect of depression, alone or as a comorbidity, on overall health status...
  86. doi request reprint Estimating clinically relevant mental disorders in a rural and an urban setting in postconflict Timor Leste
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service and School of Psychiatry, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1205-12. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies undertaken in postconflict countries have focused primarily on trauma-related disorders. There is a need to include disabling psychotic disorders in order to plan clinical services in these settings...
  87. doi request reprint Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries: a priority for primary health care
    Robert Beaglehole
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 372:940-9. 2008
    ..Research on scaling-up should be embedded in large-scale delivery programmes for chronic diseases with a strong emphasis on assessment...
  88. pmc The impact of maternal experience of violence and common mental disorders on neonatal outcomes: a survey of adolescent mothers in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cleusa P Ferri
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Health Service and Population Research, Section of Epidemiology, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:209. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the independent and interactive effects of these maternal exposures upon neonatal outcomes among pregnant adolescents in a disadvantaged population from Sao Paulo, Brazil...
  89. ncbi request reprint Beyond evidence: the moral case for international mental health
    Vikram Patel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1312-5. 2006
  90. doi request reprint The neglected 'm' in MCH programmes--why mental health of mothers is important for child nutrition
    Atif Rahman
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, and Institute of Psychiatry, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    Trop Med Int Health 13:579-83. 2008
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