Vikram Patel

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Irrational drug use in India: a prescription survey from Goa
    V Patel
    Voluntary Health Association of Goa, Goa, India
    J Postgrad Med 51:9-12. 2005
  2. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008
  3. pmc Association of socio-economic, gender and health factors with common mental disorders in women: a population-based study of 5703 married rural women in India
    Rahul Shidhaye
    Public Health Foundation of India, India
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1510-21. 2010
  4. pmc Scaling up services for mental and neurological disorders in low-resource settings
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int Health 1:37-44. 2009
  5. pmc Research priorities for Indian psychiatry
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Sangath, Public Health Foundation of India, Alto Porvorim, Goa, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 52:S26-9. 2010
  6. pmc A United Nations General Assembly Special Session for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders: the time has come
    Judith K Bass
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 9:e1001159. 2012
  7. pmc Grand challenges: integrating mental health services into priority health care platforms
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom Sangath, Goa, India Centre for Mental Health, Public Health Foundation of India, India
    PLoS Med 10:e1001448. 2013
  8. pmc The content and delivery of psychological interventions for perinatal depression by non-specialist health workers in low and middle income countries: A systematic review
    Neerja Chowdhary
    Sangath, 841 1, Alto Porvorim Goa 403511, India The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:113-33. 2014
  9. pmc The methods and outcomes of cultural adaptations of psychological treatments for depressive disorders: a systematic review
    N Chowdhary
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and Sangath, India
    Psychol Med 44:1131-46. 2014
  10. pmc The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of lay counsellor-delivered psychological treatments for harmful and dependent drinking and moderate to severe depression in primary care in India: PREMIUM study protocol for randomized controlled trials
    Vikram Patel
    Sangath Centre, Alto Porvorim, 403521 Goa, India
    Trials 15:101. 2014

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Publications139 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Irrational drug use in India: a prescription survey from Goa
    V Patel
    Voluntary Health Association of Goa, Goa, India
    J Postgrad Med 51:9-12. 2005
    ..This study aimed to describe the quality of prescriptions by medical practitioners, including both the layout of the prescription and the type and number of drugs prescribed...
  2. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008
  3. pmc Association of socio-economic, gender and health factors with common mental disorders in women: a population-based study of 5703 married rural women in India
    Rahul Shidhaye
    Public Health Foundation of India, India
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1510-21. 2010
    ..There are few population-based studies from low- and middle-income countries that have described the association of socio-economic, gender and health factors with common mental disorders (CMDs) in rural women...
  4. pmc Scaling up services for mental and neurological disorders in low-resource settings
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int Health 1:37-44. 2009
    ..The plan was developed by a state government in India in collaboration with technical partners, as a model District Mental Health Program for India's National Mental Health Program. ..
  5. pmc Research priorities for Indian psychiatry
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Sangath, Public Health Foundation of India, Alto Porvorim, Goa, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 52:S26-9. 2010
    ..However, research capacity and resources in the region are scarce and need strengthening by action from diverse stakeholders including the Indian Psychiatric Society...
  6. pmc A United Nations General Assembly Special Session for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders: the time has come
    Judith K Bass
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 9:e1001159. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Grand challenges: integrating mental health services into priority health care platforms
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom Sangath, Goa, India Centre for Mental Health, Public Health Foundation of India, India
    PLoS Med 10:e1001448. 2013
    In the last article of a five-part series providing a global perspective on integrating mental health, Vikram Patel and colleagues discuss the competencies, operational innovation, and packages of care needed, and argue that integration ..
  8. pmc The content and delivery of psychological interventions for perinatal depression by non-specialist health workers in low and middle income countries: A systematic review
    Neerja Chowdhary
    Sangath, 841 1, Alto Porvorim Goa 403511, India The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:113-33. 2014
    ..Scalability of these interventions also remains a challenge and needs further attention. ..
  9. pmc The methods and outcomes of cultural adaptations of psychological treatments for depressive disorders: a systematic review
    N Chowdhary
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and Sangath, India
    Psychol Med 44:1131-46. 2014
    ....
  10. pmc The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of lay counsellor-delivered psychological treatments for harmful and dependent drinking and moderate to severe depression in primary care in India: PREMIUM study protocol for randomized controlled trials
    Vikram Patel
    Sangath Centre, Alto Porvorim, 403521 Goa, India
    Trials 15:101. 2014
    ..The aim of these trials is to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of two psychological treatments developed for the treatment of depression and alcohol use disorders in primary care in India...
  11. pmc Global mental health: an interview with Vikram Patel
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Med 12:44. 2014
    In this podcast, we talk to Professor Vikram Patel about the impact of global mental health in the field of medicine, and discuss the initiatives and platforms being developed to promote capacity building, research, policy and advocacy ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Reducing the burden of depression in youth: what are the implications of neuroscience and genetics on policies and programs?
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 52:S36-8. 2013
    ..Key research priorities and paradigms emerge from this evidence, particularly in the context of the grand challenges in global mental health...
  13. pmc Abuse and other correlates of common mental disorders in youth: a cross-sectional study in Goa, India
    Andrea C Fernandes
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:515-23. 2013
    ..There is a paucity of known correlates of common mental disorders (CMDs) among the youth age group in India. This analysis aims to determine risk factors associated with a probable diagnosis of CMD in a youth sample in India...
  14. pmc Symptoms of common mental disorder and cognitive associations with seropositivity among a cohort of people coming for testing for HIV/AIDS in Goa, India: a cross-sectional survey
    Rosie Mayston
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:204. 2013
    ....
  15. pmc Improving access to care for children with mental disorders: a global perspective
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:323-7. 2013
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in patients with common mental disorders receiving a brief psychological treatment: an exploratory analysis of a randomized controlled trial from Goa, India
    V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 13:291-6. 2010
    ..The study aimed to identify factors predicting outcome amongst participants receiving the psychological treatment, as measured by score on the Revised Clinical Interview Schedule (CISR)...
  17. pmc Sitting with others: mental health self-help groups in northern Ghana
    Alex Cohen
    Mental Health in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Ment Health Syst 6:1. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  18. pmc Global mental health: from science to action
    Vikram Patel
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:6-12. 2012
    ..The article ends by examining the major challenges for the field, and the opportunities for addressing them in the future...
  19. pmc Three models of community mental health services In low-income countries
    Alex Cohen
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:3. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  20. pmc The effectiveness of M-health technologies for improving health and health services: a systematic review protocol
    Caroline Free
    Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine WC1E 7HT UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:250. 2010
    ..This systematic review will summarise the evidence for the effectiveness of mobile technology interventions for improving health and health service outcomes (M-health) around the world...
  21. pmc The impact of maternal experience of violence and common mental disorders on neonatal outcomes: a survey of adolescent mothers in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cleusa P Ferri
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Health Service and Population Research, Section of Epidemiology, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:209. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the independent and interactive effects of these maternal exposures upon neonatal outcomes among pregnant adolescents in a disadvantaged population from Sao Paulo, Brazil...
  22. pmc Empowerment of women and mental health promotion: a qualitative study in rural Maharashtra, India
    Michelle Kermode
    Australian International Health Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:225. 2007
    ..Investigate the impact of the PHC program on individual and community factors associated with mental health..
  23. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of major depressive disorder in HIV/AIDS as seen in semi-urban Entebbe district, Uganda
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda, Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 11:205. 2011
    ..Therefore a study was undertaken to examine the prevalence and risk factors of MDD in HIV/AIDS in semi-urban Uganda...
  24. pmc Validation of brief screening tools for depressive and alcohol use disorders among TB and HIV patients in primary care in Zambia
    Nathaniel Chishinga
    Zambia AIDS Related TB Project, School of Medicine, Ridgeway Campus, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:75. 2011
    ....
  25. pmc The effect of maternal common mental disorders on infant undernutrition in Butajira, Ethiopia: the P-MaMiE study
    Girmay Medhin
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:32. 2010
    ..Although maternal common mental disorder (CMD) appears to be a risk factor for infant undernutrition in South Asian countries, the position in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is unclear..
  26. pmc Under-representation of developing countries in the research literature: ethical issues arising from a survey of five leading medical journals
    Athula Sumathipala
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London SE5 8AF UK
    BMC Med Ethics 5:E5. 2004
    ..It is widely acknowledged that there is a global divide on health care and health research known as the 10/90 divide...
  27. pmc The movement for global mental health
    Vikram Patel
    Sangath Centre, Alto Porvorim, Goa 403521, India
    Br J Psychiatry 198:88-90. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Why do women complain of vaginal discharge? A population survey of infectious and pyschosocial risk factors in a South Asian community
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:853-62. 2005
    ..Although presumed to be caused by reproductive tract infections (RTIs), the association between the complaint and the presence of RTIs is weak. This study aimed to investigate the risk factors of the complaint of vaginal discharge...
  29. ncbi request reprint Promoting child and adolescent mental health in low and middle income countries
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Sangath, India
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:313-34. 2008
    ..We also consider the role of formal teaching and training programmes, and the role for specialists in CAMH promotion...
  30. ncbi request reprint Detecting common mental disorders in primary care in India: a comparison of five screening questionnaires
    V Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:221-8. 2008
    ..Screening of patients for common mental disorders (CMDs) is needed in primary-care management programmes. This study aimed to compare the screening properties of five widely used questionnaires...
  31. ncbi request reprint Commentary: preventing suicide: need for a life course approach
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa 403521, India
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1242-3. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of severe mental and neurological disorders in Mozambique: a population-based survey
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:1055-60. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence of seizure disorders, psychoses, and mental retardation in urban and rural Mozambique...
  33. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:991-1005. 2007
    ..However, we recommend that policymakers should act on the available evidence to scale up effective and cost-effective treatments and preventive interventions for mental disorders...
  34. pmc What is the best approach to treating schizophrenia in developing countries?
    Vikram Patel
    International Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e159. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The psychological and social contexts of complaints of abnormal vaginal discharge: a study of illness narratives in India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:255-62; discussion 263-4. 2008
    ..Epidemiological studies have reported strong associations between psychosocial adversity and complaints of abnormal vaginal discharge (AVD) in South Asia. We aimed to explore the mechanism of these associations through qualitative research...
  36. doi request reprint From science to action: the Lancet Series on Global Mental Health
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:109-13. 2008
    ..This article provides a narrative account of the background to the series, its development and the key messages of these articles...
  37. doi request reprint Chronic diseases and injuries in India
    Vikram Patel
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 377:413-28. 2011
    ..The emerging agenda of chronic diseases and injuries should be a political priority and central to national consciousness, if universal health care is to be achieved...
  38. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors for depressive and anxiety disorders in primary care in Goa, India (MANAS): a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Vikram Patel
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 376:2086-95. 2010
    ..The MANAS trial aimed to test the effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors in primary care settings to improve outcomes of people with these disorders...
  39. pmc Improving access to psychological treatments: lessons from developing countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:523-8. 2011
    ..The implications for these experiences to improving access to psychological treatments in the global context are discussed...
  40. pmc The integration of the treatment for common mental disorders in primary care: experiences of health care providers in the MANAS trial in Goa, India
    Bernadette Pereira
    Sangath, Alto Porvorim, Goa 403521, India
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:26. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  41. doi request reprint The ethical imperative to scale up health care services for people with severe mental disorders in low and middle income countries
    V Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath, India
    Postgrad Med J 85:509-13. 2009
    ....
  42. pmc Lay health worker led intervention for depressive and anxiety disorders in India: impact on clinical and disability outcomes over 12 months
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and Sangath, Goa, India
    Br J Psychiatry 199:459-66. 2011
    ..Depressive and anxiety disorders (common mental disorders) are the most common psychiatric condition encountered in primary healthcare...
  43. doi request reprint Perinatal depression treated by community health workers
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 372:868-9. 2008
  44. doi request reprint 10 best resources on mental health
    Vikram Patel
    NPHIRU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:218-20. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Mental health in low- and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 81:81-96. 2007
    ..Campaigns to increase mental health literacy are needed at all levels of the health system...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mental health of young people: a global public-health challenge
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 369:1302-13. 2007
    ..Addressing young people's mental-health needs is crucial if they are to fulfil their potential and contribute fully to the development of their communities...
  47. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for common mental disorders in women. Population-based longitudinal study
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:547-55. 2006
    ..The determinants of common mental disorders in women have not been described in longitudinal studies from a low-income country...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ethics of placebo-controlled trial in severe mania
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Sangath Centre, 841 Porvorim, Goa, India 403 521, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 3:11-2. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Is the outcome of schizophrenia really better in developing countries?
    Vikram Patel
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:149-52. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Gender disadvantage and reproductive health risk factors for common mental disorders in women: a community survey in India
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:404-13. 2006
    ..Gender disadvantage and reproductive health are major determinants of women's health in developing countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Contribution of low- and middle-income countries to research published in leading general psychiatry journals, 2002-2004
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:77-8. 2007
    ..Strengthening the research capacity of these countries and reviewing the editorial policies of leading journals can help increase the international representation of LAMI countries in psychiatric research...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prioritizing health problems in women in developing countries: comparing the financial burden of reproductive tract infections, anaemia and depressive disorders in a community survey in India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 12:130-9. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Maternal psychological morbidity and low birth weight in India
    Vikram Patel
    NPHIRU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:284-5. 2006
    ..44, 95% CI 1.0-2.07). We conclude that maternal psychological morbidity has an adverse impact on foetal growth...
  54. ncbi request reprint The burden and determinants of dysmenorrhoea: a population-based survey of 2262 women in Goa, India
    V Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BJOG 113:453-63. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence and determinants of dysmenorrhoea, the most common menstrual complaint, in a community in India...
  55. pmc The burden and determinants of reproductive tract infections in India: a population based study of women in Goa, India
    V Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:243-9. 2006
    ..Reproductive tract infections (RTI) present major health, social, and economic problems in developing countries. Our objective was to describe the prevalence and risk factors of RTIs in a population based sample of women aged 18-45 years...
  56. pmc Chronic fatigue in developing countries: population based survey of women in India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 330:1190. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of and risk factors for chronic fatigue in a developing country; in particular, to determine the association of anaemia, mental health, and gender disadvantage factors with chronic fatigue...
  57. ncbi request reprint Common genital complaints in women: the contribution of psychosocial and infectious factors in a population-based cohort study in Goa, India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1478-85. 2006
    ..Method Population-based cohort study in Goa, India. Out of 3000 randomly selected women, 2494 women participated. The outcome was an incident case of the complaint of abnormal vaginal discharge at 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) review...
  58. pmc Sociocultural practices in Ethiopia: association with onset and persistence of postnatal common mental disorders
    Charlotte Hanlon
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 197:468-75. 2010
    ..Traditional perinatal practices may protect against postnatal common mental disorders (CMD) in non-Western societies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Harmful alcohol use in Goa, India, and its associations with violence: a study in primary care
    Irwin Nazareth
    Voluntary Health Association of Goa, India
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:131-7. 2007
    ..To determine (i) the prevalence and characteristics of harmful alcohol consumption in general practice attendees; (ii) social and psychological associations with harmful drinking and (iii) recognition of harmful drinking by GPs...
  60. pmc Collaborative community based care for people and their families living with schizophrenia in India: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Sudipto Chatterjee
    Sangath, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Trials 12:12. 2011
    ....
  61. pmc Effectiveness of a community-based intervention for people with schizophrenia and their caregivers in India (COPSI): a randomised controlled trial
    Sudipto Chatterjee
    Sangath, Goa, India
    Lancet 383:1385-94. 2014
    ..We did the COmmunity care for People with Schizophrenia in India (COPSI) trial to compare the effectiveness of a collaborative community-based care intervention with standard facility-based care...
  62. ncbi request reprint The explanatory models of depression in low income countries: listening to women in India
    Bernadette Pereira
    Sangath, 831 1 Porvorim, Goa, India
    J Affect Disord 102:209-18. 2007
    ..Our objective was to describe the explanatory models of illness in depressed women, in particular, their idioms of distress, and their views of their social circumstances and how this related to their illness...
  63. pmc The impact of a lay counselor led collaborative care intervention for common mental disorders in public and private primary care: a qualitative evaluation nested in the MANAS trial in Goa, India
    Sachin Shinde
    Sangath, Goa, India
    Soc Sci Med 88:48-55. 2013
    ....
  64. pmc Economic evaluation of a task-shifting intervention for common mental disorders in India
    Christine Buttorff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 90:813-21. 2012
    ..To carry out an economic evaluation of a task-shifting intervention for the treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders in primary-care settings in Goa, India...
  65. ncbi request reprint Listening to mothers: qualitative studies on motherhood and depression from Goa, India
    Merlyn Rodrigues
    Sangath Society for Child Development and Family Guidance, Goa, India
    Soc Sci Med 57:1797-806. 2003
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Violence, psychological distress and the risk of suicidal behaviour in young people in India
    Aravind Pillai
    Sangath, Goa, India
    Int J Epidemiol 38:459-69. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence and risk factors for suicidal behaviour in young people in India...
  67. pmc Patterns of alcohol use, their correlates, and impact in male drinkers: a population-based survey from Goa, India
    Aravind Pillai
    Sangath, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:275-82. 2013
    ..We sought to assess drinking patterns and adverse outcomes among male drinkers and examine whether the association between drinking patterns and adverse outcomes differ by socioeconomic class...
  68. pmc The effectiveness of mobile-health technologies to improve health care service delivery processes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Caroline Free
    Clinical Trials Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001363. 2013
    ..Mobile health interventions could have beneficial effects on health care delivery processes. We aimed to conduct a systematic review of controlled trials of mobile technology interventions to improve health care delivery processes...
  69. pmc The development of a lay health worker delivered collaborative community based intervention for people with schizophrenia in India
    Madhumitha Balaji
    Sangath Centre, 841 1 Alto Porvorim, Bardez, Goa 403521, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:42. 2012
    ..This paper describes how the intervention was developed systematically, following the MRC framework for the development of complex interventions...
  70. doi request reprint A study comparing sexually transmitted infections and HIV among ex-red-light district and non-red-light district sex workers after the demolition of Baina red-light district
    Maryam Shahmanesh
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:253-7. 2009
    ..We compare HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between sex workers who had been based in Baina red-light district (ex-RLD-SWs) with sex workers who had never worked in Baina (non-RLD-SWs)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Non-traditional lifestyles and prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents in Goa, India
    Aravind Pillai
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:45-51. 2008
    ..We conducted an epidemiological study in the state of Goa to describe the current prevalence of mental disorders and its correlates among adolescents aged between 12 and 16 years...
  72. pmc Outcomes of people with psychotic disorders in a community-based rehabilitation programme in rural India
    Sudipto Chatterjee
    Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India 403521
    Br J Psychiatry 195:433-9. 2009
    ..There is little evidence of the feasibility, acceptability and impact of services for the care of people with psychotic disorders in low- and middle-income countries...
  73. pmc Effects of severe obstetric complications on women's health and infant mortality in Benin
    Veronique Filippi
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 15:733-42. 2010
    ....
  74. pmc Outcomes that matter: a qualitative study with persons with schizophrenia and their primary caregivers in India
    Madhumitha Balaji
    Sangath Centre, 841 1 Alto Porvorim, Bardez, Goa 403521, India
    Asian J Psychiatr 5:258-65. 2012
    ..However, there is little information on desired outcomes from the perspectives of these stakeholders from low and middle income countries (LMIC)...
  75. pmc Cross-national differences in questionnaires do not necessarily reflect comparable differences in disorder prevalence
    Anna Goodman
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1321-31. 2012
    ..To examine whether the widely used Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) can validly be used to compare the prevalence of child mental health problems cross nationally...
  76. ncbi request reprint No health without mental health
    Martin Prince
    King s College London, Centre for Public Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Lancet 370:859-77. 2007
    ..Mental health awareness needs to be integrated into all aspects of health and social policy, health-system planning, and delivery of primary and secondary general health care...
  77. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of drug and psychological treatments for common mental disorders in general health care in Goa, India: a randomised, controlled trial
    Vikram Patel
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Lancet 361:33-9. 2003
    ..We aimed to assess the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of antidepressant and psychological treatment for common mental disorders in general health-care settings...
  78. pmc The explanatory models of depression and anxiety in primary care: a qualitative study from India
    Gracy Andrew
    Sangath, Goa, India
    BMC Res Notes 5:499. 2012
    ..This study attempts to explore the explanatory models of common mental disorders (CMD) with the goal of identifying how they could help in improving the recognition, leading to effective treatment in primary care...
  79. ncbi request reprint Challenges, coping strategies, and unmet needs of families with a child with autism spectrum disorder in Goa, India
    Gauri Divan
    Sangath, 841 1 Alto Porvorim, Goa, India
    Autism Res 5:190-200. 2012
    ..Autism Res 2012, 5: 190-200. © 2012 International Society for Autism Research, Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  80. doi request reprint The acceptability, feasibility, and effectiveness of a population-based intervention to promote youth health: an exploratory study in Goa, India
    Madhumitha Balaji
    Sangath, Goa, India
    J Adolesc Health 48:453-60. 2011
    ..To evaluate the acceptability, feasibility, and effectiveness of a population-based intervention to promote health of youth (age: 16-24 years) in Goa...
  81. doi request reprint Patient outcome after traumatic brain injury in high-, middle- and low-income countries: analysis of data on 8927 patients in 46 countries
    Mary J De Silva
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:452-8. 2009
    ..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. The burden of TBI is greatest in low- and middle-income countries (LAMIC), yet little is known about patient outcomes in these settings...
  82. pmc Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among conflict-affected men in the Republic of Georgia
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2185-97. 2013
    ..The study aim was to describe patterns of smoking and nicotine dependence among conflict-affected civilian men in the Republic of Georgia and associations with mental disorders...
  83. pmc The acceptability, feasibility and impact of a lay health counsellor delivered health promoting schools programme in India: a case study evaluation
    Divya Rajaraman
    Sangath, Alto Porvorim, Goa, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:127. 2012
    ..This paper presents a case study of a multi-component school health promotion intervention in India that was delivered by lay school health counsellors, who possessed neither formal educational nor health provider qualifications...
  84. ncbi request reprint Sex, studies or strife? What to integrate in adolescent health services
    Gracy Andrew
    Sangath Society for Child Development and Family Guidance, Goa, India
    Reprod Health Matters 11:120-9. 2003
    ..Integrating these issues into programmes is likely to be an essential element in developing health services and programmes which can reach out to the majority of adolescents in school settings in India...
  85. ncbi request reprint Mental disorder and the outcome of HIV/AIDS in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Rosie Mayston
    Centre for Global Mental Health and Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    AIDS 26:S117-35. 2012
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the literature to examine the interrelationship between mental health and treatment outcomes in low-income and middle-income settings; to update the work of Collins et al. (2006)...
  86. pmc Why do British Indian children have an apparent mental health advantage?
    Anna Goodman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1171-83. 2010
    ..Previous studies document a mental health advantage in British Indian children, particularly for externalising problems. The causes of this advantage are unknown...
  87. pmc Integrating evidence-based treatments for common mental disorders in routine primary care: feasibility and acceptability of the MANAS intervention in Goa, India
    Sudipto Chatterjee
    Sangath Centre, 841 1 Alto Porvorim, Goa 403521, India
    World Psychiatry 7:39-46. 2008
    ..Investing in systematic formative work prior to conducting expensive trials of the effectiveness of complex interventions is a useful exercise which potentially improves the likelihood of a positive result of such trials...
  88. pmc The effectiveness of a home care program for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia in developing countries: a randomised controlled trial from Goa, India
    Amit Dias
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Goa Medical College, Goa, India
    PLoS ONE 3:e2333. 2008
    ..To develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a home based intervention in reducing caregiver burden, promoting caregiver mental health and reducing behavioural problems in elderly persons with dementia...
  89. pmc Child mental health differences amongst ethnic groups in Britain: a systematic review
    Anna Goodman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:258. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to compare the population-based prevalence of child mental disorders between ethnic groups in Britain, and relate these findings to ethnic differences in mental health service use...
  90. pmc Poverty and common mental disorders in developing countries
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, India
    Bull World Health Organ 81:609-15. 2003
    ..Secondary prevention must focus on strengthening the ability of primary care services to provide effective treatment...
  91. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of hazardous drinking in industrial workers: a study from Goa, India
    Melvin Chagas Silva
    Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Altinho, Goa, India
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:79-83. 2003
    ..This study aimed to describe the prevalence and associations of hazardous drinking in a male industrial worker population in India...
  92. ncbi request reprint Socio-cultural, psychosexual and biomedical factors associated with genital symptoms experienced by men in rural India
    Meenakshi Gautham
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:384-95. 2008
    ..STI treatment guidelines for urethral symptoms should be revised and be based on epidemiological data...
  93. pmc Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: does mental health play a role?
    J Jaime Miranda
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e291. 2005
  94. pmc Global prevalence of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders
    Mayada Elsabbagh
    Department of Psychiatry, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Canada Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Autism Res 5:160-79. 2012
    ..The lack of evidence from the majority of the world's population suggests a critical need for further research and capacity building in low- and middle-income countries...
  95. pmc Reducing the treatment gap for mental disorders: a WPA survey
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    World Psychiatry 9:169-76. 2010
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  96. ncbi request reprint Impact of antenatal common mental disorders upon perinatal outcomes in Ethiopia: the P-MaMiE population-based cohort study
    Charlotte Hanlon
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 14:156-66. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of antenatal psychosocial stressors, including maternal common mental disorders (CMD), upon low birth weight, stillbirth and neonatal mortality, and other perinatal outcomes in rural Ethiopia...
  97. ncbi request reprint Poverty, gender and mental health promotion in a global society
    Vikram Patel
    International Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Promot Educ . 2005