Edward K Mbewe

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  1. pmc Detection and management of depression and/or anxiety for people with epilepsy in primary health care settings in Zambia
    Edward K Mbewe
    Chainama College of Health Sciences Department of Mental Health and Clinical Psychiatry, P O Box 30043, Lusaka, Zambia
    Seizure 22:401-2. 2013
  2. pmc A primary healthcare screening tool to identify depression and anxiety disorders among people with epilepsy in Zambia
    Edward K Mbewe
    Chainama College of Health Sciences, Department of Mental Health and Clinical Psychiatry, Lusaka, Zambia
    Epilepsy Behav 27:296-300. 2013
  3. pmc The impact of a short depression and anxiety screening tool in epilepsy care in primary health care settings in Zambia
    Edward K Mbewe
    Department of Mental Health and Clinical Psychiatry, Chainama College of Health Sciences, Lusaka, Zambia School of Nursing and Public Health University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Epilepsy Care Team, Chikankata Hospital, Mazabuka, Zambia University of Rochester, Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Division, Rochester, New York
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:873-4. 2013

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  1. pmc Detection and management of depression and/or anxiety for people with epilepsy in primary health care settings in Zambia
    Edward K Mbewe
    Chainama College of Health Sciences Department of Mental Health and Clinical Psychiatry, P O Box 30043, Lusaka, Zambia
    Seizure 22:401-2. 2013
    ..Among the 50 million people with epilepsy (PWE) worldwide ∼15 to 60% likely also suffer from depression and/or anxiety and 80% reside in low-income regions where human and technological resources for care are extremely limited...
  2. pmc A primary healthcare screening tool to identify depression and anxiety disorders among people with epilepsy in Zambia
    Edward K Mbewe
    Chainama College of Health Sciences, Department of Mental Health and Clinical Psychiatry, Lusaka, Zambia
    Epilepsy Behav 27:296-300. 2013
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  3. pmc The impact of a short depression and anxiety screening tool in epilepsy care in primary health care settings in Zambia
    Edward K Mbewe
    Department of Mental Health and Clinical Psychiatry, Chainama College of Health Sciences, Lusaka, Zambia School of Nursing and Public Health University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Epilepsy Care Team, Chikankata Hospital, Mazabuka, Zambia University of Rochester, Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Division, Rochester, New York
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:873-4. 2013
    ..0%) were positive for anxiety, 38 (64.4%) received counseling, 18 (30.5%) received antidepressants, and 3 (5.1%) were referred to a psychiatrist. Use of this screening tool resulted in improved mental health care for PWE...