Somnath Chatterji

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Worldwide variability in physical inactivity a 51-country survey
    Regina Guthold
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Prev Med 34:486-94. 2008
  2. pmc Multi-country evaluation of affective experience: validation of an abbreviated version of the day reconstruction method in seven countries
    Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e61534. 2013
  3. pmc Social determinants of sex differences in disability among older adults: a multi-country decomposition analysis using the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Research Centre for Gender Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:52. 2012
  4. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in risk factors for non communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, CH 1211, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:912. 2012
  5. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:474. 2012
  6. pmc An investigation of factors associated with the health and well-being of HIV-infected or HIV-affected older people in rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, R618 Enroute Somkhele, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:259. 2012
  7. pmc Disability and schizophrenia: a systematic review of experienced psychosocial difficulties
    Piotr Switaj
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sobieskiego 9, Warsaw 02 957, Poland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:193. 2012
  8. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in domains of health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:198. 2012
  9. pmc Validation of the "World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS-2" in patients with chronic diseases
    Olatz Garin
    Health Services Research Unit, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:51. 2010
  10. pmc Health and functional status among older people with HIV/AIDS in Uganda
    Francien Scholten
    Medical Research Council Uganda Research Unit on on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:886. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Worldwide variability in physical inactivity a 51-country survey
    Regina Guthold
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Prev Med 34:486-94. 2008
    ..Physical inactivity is an important risk factor for chronic diseases, but for many (mainly developing) countries, no prevalence data have ever been published...
  2. pmc Multi-country evaluation of affective experience: validation of an abbreviated version of the day reconstruction method in seven countries
    Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e61534. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Social determinants of sex differences in disability among older adults: a multi-country decomposition analysis using the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Research Centre for Gender Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:52. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in risk factors for non communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, CH 1211, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:912. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:474. 2012
    ..This study quantified and compared education- and wealth-based inequalities in the prevalence of five noncommunicable diseases (angina, arthritis, asthma, depression and diabetes) and comorbidity in low- and middle-income country groups...
  6. pmc An investigation of factors associated with the health and well-being of HIV-infected or HIV-affected older people in rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, R618 Enroute Somkhele, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:259. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Disability and schizophrenia: a systematic review of experienced psychosocial difficulties
    Piotr Switaj
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sobieskiego 9, Warsaw 02 957, Poland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:193. 2012
    ..PSDs were conceptualized in accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as disabilities, in particular impairments of mental functions, activity limitations and participation restrictions...
  8. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in domains of health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:198. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to compare and assess socioeconomic inequalities in each of the individual health domains and in a separate measure of overall health...
  9. pmc Validation of the "World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS-2" in patients with chronic diseases
    Olatz Garin
    Health Services Research Unit, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:51. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess WHODAS-2 conceptual model and metric properties in a set of chronic and prevalent clinical conditions accounting for a wide scope of disability in Europe...
  10. pmc Health and functional status among older people with HIV/AIDS in Uganda
    Francien Scholten
    Medical Research Council Uganda Research Unit on on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:886. 2011
    ..This aim of this study was to describe health among older people in association with the HIV epidemic...
  11. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
    ..The World Health Organization reports on healthy life expectancy for 192 WHO Member States. This paper describes variation in average levels of population health across these countries and by sex for the year 2002...
  12. pmc Identification of candidate categories of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) for a Generic ICF Core Set based on regression modelling
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information, IHRS, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:36. 2006
    ..While condition-specific ICF Core Sets are useful, a Generic ICF Core Set is needed to describe and compare problems in functioning across health conditions...
  13. pmc The health of aging populations in China and India
    Somnath Chatterji
    Measurement and Health Information Systems, at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1052-63. 2008
    ..7 percent, respectively) are highly prevalent. Health policy and interventions informed by appropriate data will be needed to avert this burden...
  14. pmc Validation of a measure of subjective well-being: an abbreviated version of the day reconstruction method
    Marta Miret
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e43887. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to validate an abbreviated version of the DRM designed for administration in population studies, and to assess its test-retest properties...
  15. pmc The continuum of psychotic symptoms in the general population: a cross-national study
    Roberto Nuevo
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Spain
    Schizophr Bull 38:475-85. 2012
    ..To identify the cross-national prevalence of psychotic symptoms in the general population and to analyze their impact on health status...
  16. pmc Validation of an instrument to evaluate quality of life in the aging population: WHOQOL-AGE
    Francisco Félix Caballero
    Department of Psychiatry, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:177. 2013
    ..The aims of the present study were to obtain evidence on the validity of the inferences that could be drawn from an instrument to measure QOL in the aging population (people 50+ years old), and to test its psychometric properties...
  17. doi request reprint Increased risk of diabetes mellitus among persons with psychotic symptoms: results from the WHO World Health Survey
    Roberto Nuevo
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1592-9. 2011
    ..To analyze with a symptom-based approach the relationship between psychosis and diabetes mellitus in the general population...
  18. doi request reprint Work disability and depressive disorders: impact on the European population
    Antonio Veronese
    Department of Psychiatry, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S62-8. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study the impact of depressive disorders on work disability to discover the determinants of depression for work disability in the European countries...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with suicidal ideation and attempts in Spain for different age groups. Prevalence before and after the onset of the economic crisis
    Marta Miret
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Spain Department of Psychiatry, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Princesa IP, Madrid, Spain
    J Affect Disord 163:1-9. 2014
    ....
  20. pmc Definitions and factors associated with subthreshold depressive conditions: a systematic review
    Mar Rivas Rodríguez
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 12:181. 2012
    ..Our aim was to review the different definitions and to determine factors associated with these conditions in order to clarify the nosological implications of these disorders...
  21. pmc Social determinants of smoking in low- and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e20331. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to assess demographic and socioeconomic determinants of current smoking in low- and middle-income countries...
  22. pmc Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:815-23. 2010
    ..0) for measuring functioning and disability in accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. WHODAS 2.0 is a standard metric for ensuring scientific comparability across different populations...
  23. doi request reprint From depressive symptoms to depressive disorders: the relevance of thresholds
    José L Ayuso-Mateos
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Spain
    Br J Psychiatry 196:365-71. 2010
    ..Nosological boundaries for depressive disorders as well as the prevalence and impact of 'subsyndromal' depression remain unclear...
  24. doi request reprint Explaining functional outcomes in depression treatment: a multilevel modelling approach
    Hesham F Gadelrab
    Departamento de Psiquiatria, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain
    Disabil Rehabil 32:S105-15. 2010
    ..The main aim of this study is to investigate the role that social, environmental and personal factors play in explaining change in function in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...