Eugene Kinyanda

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm as seen in Kampala, Uganda - a case-control study
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:318-25. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Negative life events associated with deliberate self-harm in an African population in Uganda
    E Kinyanda
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 26:4-11. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors in deliberate self-harm as seen in a urban African population in Uganda: a case-control study
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:468-77. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Repetition of deliberate self-harm as seen in Uganda
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Arch Suicide Res 9:333-44. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior as communication in a cultural context: a comparative study between Uganda and Norway
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Social Work and Health Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 29:137-44. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Religious views on suicide among the Baganda, Uganda: a qualitative study
    James Mugisha
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, Trondheim, Norway
    Death Stud 37:343-61. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Distancing: a traditional mechanism of dealing with suicide among the Baganda, Uganda
    James Mugisha
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:624-42. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported suicidal behavior and attitudes toward suicide and suicide prevention among psychology students in Ghana, Uganda, and Norway
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Social Work and Health Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 29:20-31. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Doing qualitative research on suicide in a developing country: practical and ethical challenges
    James Mugisha
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 32:15-23. 2011
  10. pmc An escape from agony: a qualitative psychological autopsy study of women's suicide in a post-conflict northern Uganda
    Dorothy Kizza
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 7:1-13. 2012

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm as seen in Kampala, Uganda - a case-control study
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:318-25. 2004
    ..A study to investigate deliberate self-harm (DSH) in an African context was undertaken in Uganda...
  2. ncbi request reprint Negative life events associated with deliberate self-harm in an African population in Uganda
    E Kinyanda
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 26:4-11. 2005
    ..In conclusion, life events appear to be an important factor in DSH in this cultural environment. The implication of these results for treatment and the future development of suicide interventions in this country are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors in deliberate self-harm as seen in a urban African population in Uganda: a case-control study
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:468-77. 2005
    ..This study further raises questions about the universality of the structural relationship among depression, hopelessness, and suicidality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Repetition of deliberate self-harm as seen in Uganda
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Arch Suicide Res 9:333-44. 2005
    ..Furthermore, a multivariate analysis was conducted resulting in only sexual problems and the psychological factor of trait anger, which retained statistical significance. The significance of these findings is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior as communication in a cultural context: a comparative study between Uganda and Norway
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Social Work and Health Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 29:137-44. 2008
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the differences in the psychological characteristics of the suicidal persons in the two countries, as well as the different cultural settings of the study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Religious views on suicide among the Baganda, Uganda: a qualitative study
    James Mugisha
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, Trondheim, Norway
    Death Stud 37:343-61. 2013
    ..A recommendation from these results is that suicide prevention should cater to divergent views on religion and suicide. More qualitative research should be conducted in this area to facilitate theoretical comparison with this study...
  7. doi request reprint Distancing: a traditional mechanism of dealing with suicide among the Baganda, Uganda
    James Mugisha
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:624-42. 2011
    ..These rituals are characterized by broad themes: the regulation of affect and the attempt to secure future generations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported suicidal behavior and attitudes toward suicide and suicide prevention among psychology students in Ghana, Uganda, and Norway
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Social Work and Health Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 29:20-31. 2008
    ..Some differences were also found between the two African countries. The implications of the results for suicide prevention in Africa are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Doing qualitative research on suicide in a developing country: practical and ethical challenges
    James Mugisha
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 32:15-23. 2011
    ..Many of the challenges addressed in this article have not been described earlier in suicide research conducted in the developing world...
  10. pmc An escape from agony: a qualitative psychological autopsy study of women's suicide in a post-conflict northern Uganda
    Dorothy Kizza
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 7:1-13. 2012
    ..Changes in the traditional gender roles, men's quest for their lost masculinity, and women's attempt to fight for their rights that was perceived as a cultural transgression contributed to the women's suicides...
  11. doi request reprint Alcohol and suicide in postconflict northern Uganda: a qualitative psychological autopsy study
    Dorothy Kizza
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Crisis 33:95-105. 2012
    ..Alcohol has been noted to be an important factor in nearly 68% of the suicides in Northern Uganda, yet exactly how alcohol contributes to suicide in this region has not been studied...
  12. doi request reprint Mental health workers' views on the criminalization of suicidal behaviour in Uganda
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Social Work and Health Science, Trondheim, and Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Department of Health Surveillance and Suicide Prevention, Oslo, Norway
    Med Sci Law 52:148-51. 2012
    ..A few were ambivalent. The findings indicate a need for increased awareness of the negative consequences of the law as well as educating mental health workers in understanding of suicidal behaviour and suicidal people...
  13. ncbi request reprint A discussion of the value of cross-cultural studies in search of the meaning(s) of suicidal behavior and the methodological challenges of such studies
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Arch Suicide Res 10:15-27. 2006
    ..Whether this result is due to different latent variables indicating differences in meaning(s) of suicidal behavior between the two countries or lack of reliability and/or validity of the instrument is discussed...