Bayard Roberts

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint User and researcher collaborations in mental health in low and middle income countries: a case study of the EMPOWER project
    Esha Gupta
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, Bloomsbury WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Res Notes 7:37. 2014
  2. pmc Peer victimisation and its association with psychological and somatic health problems among adolescents in northern Russia
    Andrew Stickley
    Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition SCOHOST, Södertörn University, Huddinge, Sweden
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 7:15. 2013
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint The Arab Spring: confronting the challenge of non-communicable disease
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health Policy 34:345-52. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and psychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:271-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A systematic review of factors influencing the psychological health of conflict-affected populations in low- and middle-income countries
    Bayard Roberts
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Glob Public Health 6:814-29. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Changes in household access to water in countries of the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:352-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The persistence of irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1079-82. 2012
  9. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union between 2001 and 2010
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 102:1320-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of public support for price increases on alcohol in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:473-8. 2012

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Publications48

  1. doi request reprint User and researcher collaborations in mental health in low and middle income countries: a case study of the EMPOWER project
    Esha Gupta
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, Bloomsbury WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Res Notes 7:37. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to explore experiences of how users and researchers worked together to communicate research, using a case study of the EMPOWER project...
  2. pmc Peer victimisation and its association with psychological and somatic health problems among adolescents in northern Russia
    Andrew Stickley
    Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition SCOHOST, Södertörn University, Huddinge, Sweden
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 7:15. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relation between peer victimisation at school and a range of different psychological and somatic health problems among Russian adolescents...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint The Arab Spring: confronting the challenge of non-communicable disease
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health Policy 34:345-52. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and psychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:271-6. 2013
    ..The study aim was to describe the prevalence of nicotine dependence in 9 countries of the fSU and to examine the psychosocial factors associated with nicotine dependence...
  6. doi request reprint A systematic review of factors influencing the psychological health of conflict-affected populations in low- and middle-income countries
    Bayard Roberts
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Glob Public Health 6:814-29. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to systematically review existing evidence on the factors influencing general psychological health of conflict-affected populations in low- and middle-income countries...
  7. doi request reprint Changes in household access to water in countries of the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:352-9. 2012
    ..The study objectives were to measure changes in access to piped household water in seven of these countries between 2001 and 2010 and examine how these varied by household economic status...
  8. doi request reprint The persistence of irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1079-82. 2012
    ..In previous work, the authors described patterns of irregular hypertension treatment in eight countries of the fSU in 2001. This paper presents new data on changes in the use of hypertension treatment in the same countries...
  9. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union between 2001 and 2010
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 102:1320-8. 2012
    ..We sought to present new data on smoking prevalence in 8 countries, analyze prevalence changes between 2001 and 2010, and examine trend variance by age, location, education level, and household economic status...
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of public support for price increases on alcohol in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:473-8. 2012
    ..To measure levels of public support for price increases on beer and spirits in nine former Soviet Union countries and to examine the characteristics influencing such support...
  11. doi request reprint Irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:482-8. 2012
    ..It was hypothesised that citizens of former Soviet republics requiring treatment for hypertension may not be receiving regular treatment...
  12. doi request reprint The influence of concern about crime on levels of psychological distress in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:433-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between concern about crime and levels of psychological distress in eight countries of the former Soviet Union...
  13. pmc Resilience of refugees displaced in the developing world: a qualitative analysis of strengths and struggles of urban refugees in Nepal
    Fiona C Thomas
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Confl Health 5:20. 2011
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  14. pmc An exploration of social determinants of health amongst internally displaced persons in northern Uganda
    Bayard Roberts
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Confl Health 3:10. 2009
    ..Addressing these determinants is essential to fundamentally improving the overall physical and mental health of IDPs...
  15. pmc Factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression amongst internally displaced persons in northern Uganda
    Bayard Roberts
    Conflict and Health Programme, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 8:38. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study was to measure rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression amongst these internally displaced persons (IDPs), and investigate associated demographic and trauma exposure risk factors...
  16. pmc The influence of demographic characteristics, living conditions, and trauma exposure on the overall health of a conflict-affected population in Southern Sudan
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1 H 9SH, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:518. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A basic package of health services for post-conflict countries: implications for sexual and reproductive health services
    Bayard Roberts
    Conflict and Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 16:57-64. 2008
    ....
  18. pmc Post-conflict mental health needs: a cross-sectional survey of trauma, depression and associated factors in Juba, Southern Sudan
    Bayard Roberts
    Conflict and Health Programme, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 9:7. 2009
    ....
  19. pmc Economic feasibility of a new method to estimate mortality in crisis-affected and resource-poor settings
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e25175. 2011
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of an alternative method for rapidly quantifying mortality (the informant method). The study objective was to assess the economic feasibility of the informant method...
  20. pmc The reliability and validity of the SF-8 with a conflict-affected population in northern Uganda
    Bayard Roberts
    Conflict and Health Programme, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:108. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the validity and reliability of the SF-8 with a conflict-affected population in northern Uganda...
  21. pmc Alcohol disorder amongst forcibly displaced persons in northern Uganda
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, United Kingdom
    Addict Behav 36:870-3. 2011
    ..Alcohol use may be a coping mechanism for the stressors related to forced displacement. The aim of this study was to investigate levels and determinants of alcohol disorder amongst internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Uganda...
  22. pmc Factors associated with the health status of internally displaced persons in northern Uganda
    B Roberts
    Conflict and Health Programme, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:227-32. 2009
    ..There have been up to 2 million IDPs in northern Uganda alone. The objective of this study was to investigate factors associated with mental and physical health status of IDPs in northern Uganda...
  23. pmc A new method to estimate mortality in crisis-affected and resource-poor settings: validation study
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1584-96. 2010
    ..The methods currently available to collect mortality data in such settings feature important methodological limitations. We developed and validated a new method to provide near real-time mortality estimates in such settings...
  24. pmc Loneliness: its correlates and association with health behaviours and outcomes in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Andrew Stickley
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e67978. 2013
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Rates and causes of death in Chiradzulu District, Malawi, 2008: a key informant study
    Francesco Checchi
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 16:375-8. 2011
    ..HIV/AIDS was the leading cause of death (16.6%), with a cause-attributable mortality rate of 1.8 (0.4-3.6) deaths per 1000 person-years...
  26. doi request reprint A systematic review of the influence of community level social factors on alcohol use
    Anna Bryden
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom
    Health Place 21:70-85. 2013
    ..To explore evidence on the influence of community level social factors on alcohol use among adults and adolescents...
  27. doi request reprint Criminal victimisation and health: examining the relation in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Andrew Stickley
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 91:76-83. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with the use of alternative (folk) medicine practitioners in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union
    Andrew Stickley
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:83. 2013
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Knowledge of the health impacts of smoking and public attitudes towards tobacco control in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 22:e12. 2013
    ..To describe levels of knowledge on the harmful effects of tobacco and public support for tobacco control measures in nine countries of the former Soviet Union and to examine the characteristics associated with this knowledge and support...
  30. doi request reprint A review of global mechanisms for tracking official development assistance for health in countries affected by armed conflict
    Preeti Patel
    Department of War Studies, King s College London, Strand, London, UK
    Health Policy 100:116-24. 2011
    ..Tracking aid patterns for health is crucial for improving the effectiveness of external aid to countries affected by armed conflict which tend to depend heavily upon external assistance and also have particularly acute health needs...
  31. pmc Health care reform in the former Soviet Union: beyond the transition
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Serv Res 47:840-64. 2012
    ..To assess accessibility and affordability of health care in eight countries of the former Soviet Union...
  32. doi request reprint Changing patterns of fruit and vegetable intake in countries of the former Soviet Union
    Sarah Krull Abe
    1 European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Public Health Nutr 16:1924-32. 2013
    ..To assess how the frequency of low fruit and vegetable consumption has changed in countries of the former Soviet Union (FSU) between 2001 and 2010 and to identify factors associated with low consumption...
  33. doi request reprint Social factors associated with alcohol consumption in the former Soviet Union: a systematic review
    Adrianna Murphy
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:711-8. 2012
    ..We aim to critically review the current evidence for social factors associated with alcohol consumption in the fSU and to identify key gaps in the literature...
  34. doi request reprint A systematic review of the influence on alcohol use of community level availability and marketing of alcohol
    Anna Bryden
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Place 18:349-57. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to explore evidence on the influence on alcohol use of community level availability and marketing of alcohol...
  35. doi request reprint Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet countries
    Hassan Mir
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Tob Control 22:231-4. 2013
    ..To analyse compliance of cigarette packets with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and national legislation and the policy actions that are required in eight former Soviet Union countries...
  36. doi request reprint Micro- and meso-level influences on obesity in the former Soviet Union: a multi-level analysis
    Kaitlyn Watson
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Eur J Public Health 23:291-8. 2013
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Smoking cessation and desire to stop smoking in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Katharine Footman
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1628-33. 2013
    ..To reduce this health burden, greater focus on smoking cessation is needed, but little is currently known about rates and characteristics of cessation in the fSU...
  38. pmc Tracking official development assistance for reproductive health in conflict-affected countries
    Preeti Patel
    King s College London, London, UK
    PLoS Med 6:e1000090. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyse official development assistance (ODA) for reproductive health activities in conflict-affected countries from 2003 to 2006...
  39. doi request reprint Drinking and displacement: a systematic review of the influence of forced displacement on harmful alcohol use
    Heather Weaver
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Subst Use Misuse 45:2340-55. 2010
    ..The evidence base was extremely weak, and there is a need to improve the quantity and quality of research about harmful alcohol use by forcibly displaced persons...
  40. doi request reprint A country divided? Regional variation in mortality in Ukraine
    Adrianna Murphy
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Int J Public Health 58:837-44. 2013
    ..We set out to identify the contribution of various causes of death to regional differences in life expectancy in Ukraine...
  41. doi request reprint Public satisfaction as a measure of health system performance: a study of nine countries in the former Soviet Union
    Katharine Footman
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Health Policy 112:62-9. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that satisfaction can provide useful insight into public opinion on health system performance, particularly when used in conjunction with other subjective measures of satisfaction with government performance. ..
  42. doi request reprint The comorbidity of hypertension and psychological distress: a study of nine countries in the former Soviet Union
    Katharine Footman
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 35:548-57. 2013
    ..Our study examines the comorbidity of psychological distress and hypertension in the fSU...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health and health systems in the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1145-55. 2013
    ..However, major challenges remain, such as frequent private out-of-pocket payments for health care and underdeveloped systems for improvement of quality of care...
  44. doi request reprint Implementing a Basic Package of Health Services in post-conflict Liberia: perceptions of key stakeholders
    Dörte Petit
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 78:42-9. 2013
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Health insurance coverage and health care access in Moldova
    Erica Richardson
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1E 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:204-12. 2012
    ..This paper describes the extent to which the Moldovan MHI scheme has managed to achieve coverage of its population and the characteristics of those who remain without cover...
  46. doi request reprint Strengths and weaknesses of the humanitarian Cluster Approach in relation to sexual and reproductive health services in northern Uganda
    JUSTINE LANDEGGER
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int Health 3:108-14. 2011
    ..There were also concerns that the transition to recovery and development in northern Uganda may not result in reproductive health services being sufficiently strengthened. ..
  47. pmc Treating childhood pneumonia in hard-to-reach areas: a model-based comparison of mobile clinics and community-based care
    Catherine Pitt
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:9. 2012
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Health services for survivors of gender-based violence in northern Uganda: a qualitative study
    Mirkka Henttonen
    Finnish HIV Foundation AIDS Council, Helsinki, Finland
    Reprod Health Matters 16:122-31. 2008
    ....