Brandon A Kohrt

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Social ecology interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder: what can we learn from child soldiers?
    Brandon Kohrt
    Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, Duke Global Health Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, 310 Trent Drive, Duke Box 90519, Durham, NC 27708, USA Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal Email
    Br J Psychiatry 203:165-7. 2013
  2. pmc Reintegration of child soldiers in Burundi: a tracer study
    Mark J D Jordans
    Department of Research and Development, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:905. 2012
  3. pmc Political violence and mental health in Nepal: prospective study
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 201:268-75. 2012
  4. pmc Validation of cross-cultural child mental health and psychosocial research instruments: adapting the Depression Self-Rating Scale and Child PTSD Symptom Scale in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO Nepal, Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Psychiatry 11:127. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Social ecology of child soldiers: child, family, and community determinants of mental health, psychosocial well-being, and reintegration in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:727-53. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Nepali concepts of psychological trauma: the role of idioms of distress, ethnopsychology and ethnophysiology in alleviating suffering and preventing stigma
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 34:322-52. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Gender and anxiety in Nepal: the role of social support, stressful life events, and structural violence
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 15:237-48. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Culture in psychiatric epidemiology: using ethnography and multiple mediator models to assess the relationship of caste with depression and anxiety in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:261-80. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Navigating diagnoses: understanding mind-body relations, mental health, and stigma in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 32:462-91. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of mental health between former child soldiers and children never conscripted by armed groups in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 300:691-702. 2008

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Social ecology interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder: what can we learn from child soldiers?
    Brandon Kohrt
    Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, Duke Global Health Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, 310 Trent Drive, Duke Box 90519, Durham, NC 27708, USA Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal Email
    Br J Psychiatry 203:165-7. 2013
    ..A key contribution is the role of social ecology for trauma-healing interventions. ..
  2. pmc Reintegration of child soldiers in Burundi: a tracer study
    Mark J D Jordans
    Department of Research and Development, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:905. 2012
    ..Substantial attention and resources are aimed at the reintegration of child soldiers, yet rigorous evaluations are rare...
  3. pmc Political violence and mental health in Nepal: prospective study
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 201:268-75. 2012
    ..Post-conflict mental health studies in low-income countries have lacked pre-conflict data to evaluate changes in psychiatric morbidity resulting from political violence...
  4. pmc Validation of cross-cultural child mental health and psychosocial research instruments: adapting the Depression Self-Rating Scale and Child PTSD Symptom Scale in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO Nepal, Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Psychiatry 11:127. 2011
    ..Alternative procedures are needed to validate instruments in these settings...
  5. doi request reprint Social ecology of child soldiers: child, family, and community determinants of mental health, psychosocial well-being, and reintegration in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:727-53. 2010
    ..Ultimately, social ecology is well suited to identify intervention foci across ecological levels based on community differences in vulnerability and protective factors...
  6. doi request reprint Nepali concepts of psychological trauma: the role of idioms of distress, ethnopsychology and ethnophysiology in alleviating suffering and preventing stigma
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 34:322-52. 2010
    ..Different categories of trauma idioms support the need for multidisciplinary treatment with multiple points of service entry...
  7. doi request reprint Gender and anxiety in Nepal: the role of social support, stressful life events, and structural violence
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 15:237-48. 2009
    ..Despite frequent attribution to cultural roles of men and women, data regarding gendered risk factors in non-Western settings are scant...
  8. doi request reprint Culture in psychiatric epidemiology: using ethnography and multiple mediator models to assess the relationship of caste with depression and anxiety in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:261-80. 2009
    ..The causes of ethnic and caste-based disparities in mental health are poorly understood...
  9. doi request reprint Navigating diagnoses: understanding mind-body relations, mental health, and stigma in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 32:462-91. 2008
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  10. doi request reprint Comparison of mental health between former child soldiers and children never conscripted by armed groups in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 300:691-702. 2008
    ..Former child soldiers are considered in need of special mental health interventions. However, there is a lack of studies investigating the mental health of child soldiers compared with civilian children in armed conflicts...
  11. doi request reprint Conflict and mental health: a cross-sectional epidemiological study in Nepal
    Nagendra P Luitel
    Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:183-93. 2013
    ..The aim of this epidemiological study was to identify prevalence rates of mental health problems, factors associated with poor mental health and protective and risk factors in a post-conflict situation in Nepal...
  12. doi request reprint Explanatory models and mental health treatment: is vodou an obstacle to psychiatric treatment in rural Haiti?
    Nayla M Khoury
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:514-34. 2012
    ..Rather, structural factors including scarcity of treatment resources and lack of psychiatric training among health practitioners created the greatest impediments to biomedical care for mental health concerns in rural Haiti...
  13. pmc Depression, suicidal ideation, and associated factors: a cross-sectional study in rural Haiti
    Bradley H Wagenaar
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 12:149. 2012
    ..The present study represents one of the first epidemiologic studies of depression symptomatology, suicidal ideation, and associated factors in Haiti's Central Plateau...
  14. doi request reprint Determinants of care seeking for mental health problems in rural Haiti: culture, cost, or competency
    Bradley H Wagenaar
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:366-72. 2013
    ..This study examined patterns, determinants, and costs of seeking care for mild to moderate psychiatric distress in order to determine optimal approaches for expanding mental health care in rural Haiti...
  15. ncbi request reprint Distribution of distress in post-socialist Mongolia: a cultural epidemiology of yadargaa
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:471-85. 2004
    ..In conclusion, yadargaa strongly associates with disenfranchised groups in the capitalist economy. As a culturally constructed indicator of quality of life, yadargaa is a window into the lives of women and men in post-socialist Mongolia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Estimating between- and within-individual variation in cortisol levels using multilevel models
    Daniel J Hruschka
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:698-714. 2005
    ..The 'roadmap' also facilitates comparison between the results from different studies and estimation of the necessary number of cortisol measurements for future investigations...
  17. doi request reprint Idioms of distress, ethnopsychology, and the clinical encounter in Haiti's Central Plateau
    Hunter M Keys
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:555-64. 2012
    ..Holistic approaches to mental healthcare in Haiti's Central Plateau should incorporate local ethnopsychological frameworks alongside biomedical models of healthcare...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reconsidering somatic presentation of generalized anxiety disorder in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:544; author reply 545. 2007