Robert C Stewart

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression and infant growth: a review of recent evidence
    Robert C Stewart
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 3:94-107. 2007
  2. doi request reprint A prospective study of psychological distress among mothers of children admitted to a nutritional rehabilitation unit in Malawi
    R C Stewart
    Division of Community Health, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Child Care Health Dev 37:55-63. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Maternal common mental disorder and infant growth--a cross-sectional study from Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 4:209-19. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Perinatal distress and depression in Malawi: an exploratory qualitative study of stressors, supports and symptoms
    Robert C Stewart
    Department of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 18:177-85. 2015
  5. pmc Validation of the multi-dimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) and the relationship between social support, intimate partner violence and antenatal depression in Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 14:180. 2014
  6. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of antenatal depression and associated factors in Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:145-54. 2014
  7. pmc Attitudes towards mental illness in Malawi: a cross-sectional survey
    Jim Crabb
    Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:541. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Validation of screening tools for antenatal depression in Malawi--a comparison of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and Self Reporting Questionnaire
    Robert C Stewart
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, UK
    J Affect Disord 150:1041-7. 2013
  9. pmc Assessment of an undergraduate psychiatry course in an African setting
    Benjamin J Baig
    Scotland Malawi Mental Health Education Project, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh, EH10 5HF, UK
    BMC Med Educ 8:23. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Common mental disorder and associated factors amongst women with young infants in rural Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Division of Community Health, College of Medicine, Pr Bag 360, Blantyre, Malawi
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:551-9. 2010

Collaborators

  • Francis Creed
  • Barbara Tomenson
  • A Rahman
  • Jim Crabb
  • Benjamin J Baig
  • Demoubly Kokota
  • Rajeev Krishnadas
  • Neil Masson
  • Sylvester Chabunya
  • Anna Beaglehole
  • Felix Kauye
  • Leonie Boeing
  • Douglas H Blackwood
  • Johan Leuvennink

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression and infant growth: a review of recent evidence
    Robert C Stewart
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 3:94-107. 2007
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  2. doi request reprint A prospective study of psychological distress among mothers of children admitted to a nutritional rehabilitation unit in Malawi
    R C Stewart
    Division of Community Health, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Child Care Health Dev 37:55-63. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that maternal distress during admission would be associated with reduced child weight gain over the 4-week post-discharge period...
  3. doi request reprint Maternal common mental disorder and infant growth--a cross-sectional study from Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 4:209-19. 2008
    ..59 SD 1.09) but this difference was not significant on univariate (Student's t-test: P = 0.097) or multivariate analysis. The study demonstrates an association between maternal CMD and infant growth impairment in rural sub-Saharan Africa...
  4. doi request reprint Perinatal distress and depression in Malawi: an exploratory qualitative study of stressors, supports and symptoms
    Robert C Stewart
    Department of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 18:177-85. 2015
    ..This study confirms and expands on evidence from quantitative studies and provides formative data for the development of a psychosocial intervention for common perinatal mental disorder in Malawi. ..
  5. pmc Validation of the multi-dimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) and the relationship between social support, intimate partner violence and antenatal depression in Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 14:180. 2014
    ..We translated, adapted and validated the Multi-dimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) in order to study the relationship between perceived social support, intimate partner violence and antenatal depression in Malawi...
  6. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of antenatal depression and associated factors in Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:145-54. 2014
    ..This study demonstrates that antenatal depression/CMD is common in Malawi and is associated with factors that may be amenable to psychosocial interventions. ..
  7. pmc Attitudes towards mental illness in Malawi: a cross-sectional survey
    Jim Crabb
    Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:541. 2012
    ..Little research about this issue has been conducted in Sub- Saharan Africa. Our study aimed to describe levels of stigma in Malawi...
  8. doi request reprint Validation of screening tools for antenatal depression in Malawi--a comparison of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and Self Reporting Questionnaire
    Robert C Stewart
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, UK
    J Affect Disord 150:1041-7. 2013
    ..The detection of antenatal depression in resource-limited settings such as Malawi, Africa, is important and requires an accurate and practical screening tool. It is not known which questionnaire would be most suitable for this purpose...
  9. pmc Assessment of an undergraduate psychiatry course in an African setting
    Benjamin J Baig
    Scotland Malawi Mental Health Education Project, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh, EH10 5HF, UK
    BMC Med Educ 8:23. 2008
    ..This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of an undergraduate psychiatry course given by UK psychiatrists in Malawi by studying University of Malawi and Edinburgh University medical students' performance on an MCQ examination paper...
  10. doi request reprint Common mental disorder and associated factors amongst women with young infants in rural Malawi
    Robert C Stewart
    Division of Community Health, College of Medicine, Pr Bag 360, Blantyre, Malawi
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:551-9. 2010
    ..This study investigates CMD and associated factors amongst women with young infants in rural Malawi...
  11. doi request reprint Validation of a Chichewa version of the self-reporting questionnaire (SRQ) as a brief screening measure for maternal depressive disorder in Malawi, Africa
    Robert C Stewart
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    J Affect Disord 112:126-34. 2009
    ..The detection and study of maternal depression in a resource-poor setting requires a brief screening tool that is both accurate and practical to administer...