Kamaldeep S Bhui

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Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Which pathways to psychiatric care lead to earlier treatment and a shorter duration of first-episode psychosis?
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 14:72. 2014
  2. pmc Migration experiences, employment status and psychological distress among Somali immigrants: a mixed-method international study
    Nasir Warfa
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London, E1M B6Q, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:749. 2012
  3. doi Marketing the "radical": symbolic communication and persuasive technologies in jihadist websites
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine at Barts and The LondonSchool of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:216-34. 2013
  4. pmc THERACOM: a systematic review of the evidence base for interventions to improve Therapeutic Communications between black and minority ethnic populations and staff in specialist mental health services
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Room Number OAB 108, Centre for Psychiatry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, 6BQ, London EC1M, UK
    Syst Rev 2:15. 2013
  5. pmc A synthesis of the evidence for managing stress at work: a review of the reviews reporting on anxiety, depression, and absenteeism
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London E14NS, UK
    J Environ Public Health 2012:515874. 2012
  6. pmc Does cultural integration explain a mental health advantage for adolescents?
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:791-802. 2012
  7. pmc Forced residential mobility and social support: impacts on psychiatric disorders among Somali migrants
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:4. 2012
  8. doi The place of race and racism in cultural competence: what can we learn from the English experience about the narratives of evidence and argument?
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 49:185-205. 2012
  9. doi Ethnicity and its influence on suicide rates and risk
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ, UK
    Ethn Health 17:141-8. 2012
  10. pmc A public health approach to understanding and preventing violent radicalization
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    BMC Med 10:16. 2012

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Publications47

  1. ncbi Which pathways to psychiatric care lead to earlier treatment and a shorter duration of first-episode psychosis?
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 14:72. 2014
    ..We test which pathways to care are associated with a delay in receiving treatment and a longer duration of untreated psychosis (DUP)...
  2. pmc Migration experiences, employment status and psychological distress among Somali immigrants: a mixed-method international study
    Nasir Warfa
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London, E1M B6Q, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:749. 2012
    ....
  3. doi Marketing the "radical": symbolic communication and persuasive technologies in jihadist websites
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine at Barts and The LondonSchool of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:216-34. 2013
    ..The paper analyses the implications for further research and counterterrorism strategies...
  4. pmc THERACOM: a systematic review of the evidence base for interventions to improve Therapeutic Communications between black and minority ethnic populations and staff in specialist mental health services
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Room Number OAB 108, Centre for Psychiatry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, 6BQ, London EC1M, UK
    Syst Rev 2:15. 2013
    ..Interventions that improve therapeutic communications may offer new approaches to tackle ethnic inequalities in experiences and outcomes...
  5. pmc A synthesis of the evidence for managing stress at work: a review of the reviews reporting on anxiety, depression, and absenteeism
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London E14NS, UK
    J Environ Public Health 2012:515874. 2012
    ..Psychosocial stressors in the workplace are a cause of anxiety and depressive illnesses, suicide and family disruption...
  6. pmc Does cultural integration explain a mental health advantage for adolescents?
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:791-802. 2012
    ..A mental health advantage has been observed among adolescents in urban areas. This prospective study tests whether cultural integration measured by cross-cultural friendships explains a mental health advantage for adolescents...
  7. pmc Forced residential mobility and social support: impacts on psychiatric disorders among Somali migrants
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:4. 2012
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  8. doi The place of race and racism in cultural competence: what can we learn from the English experience about the narratives of evidence and argument?
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 49:185-205. 2012
    ..Given the need to apprehend narratives in care practice, especially at times of disputed evidence, cultural consultation processes may be an appropriate paradigm to address intersectional inequalities...
  9. doi Ethnicity and its influence on suicide rates and risk
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ, UK
    Ethn Health 17:141-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the influence of ethnicity on suicide, and related risk indicators including psychiatric symptoms, among patients committing suicide whilst admitted to psychiatric hospitals...
  10. pmc A public health approach to understanding and preventing violent radicalization
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    BMC Med 10:16. 2012
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  11. pmc Do 'alternative' help-seeking strategies affect primary care service use? A survey of help-seeking for mental distress
    Katja Rüdell
    Affiliation at time of research, Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:207. 2008
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  12. pmc Physical activity and depressive symptoms in adolescents: a prospective study
    Catherine Rothon
    Centre for Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Charterhouse Square, London, UK
    BMC Med 8:32. 2010
    ..There is a particular lack of evidence from longitudinal studies. This study examines the relationship between depression and physical activity using the Research with East London Adolescents: Community Health Survey (RELACHS)...
  13. pmc A case study of organisational Cultural Competence in mental healthcare
    Jean Adamson
    The Diversity Academy, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 8GJ, England, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:218. 2011
    ..The purpose is to show interactions between organisational and individual processes that help or hinder recovery orientated services...
  14. pmc Drug consumption in conflict zones in Somalia
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Bartsand The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicineand Dentistry, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e354. 2007
  15. pmc Racial/ethnic discrimination and common mental disorders among workers: findings from the EMPIRIC Study of Ethnic Minority Groups in the United Kingdom
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts, and London School of Medicine, Queen Mary, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 95:496-501. 2005
    ..We measured perceived discrimination and its association with common mental disorders among workers in the United Kingdom...
  16. pmc The promotion of children's health and wellbeing: the contributions of England's charity sector
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London, UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:188. 2010
    ..Specifically, the prominence of sports and arts activities, and types of mental health provisions including telephone help-lines, are investigated...
  17. doi Trauma, khat and common psychotic symptoms: a quantitative study
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Centre for Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    J Ethnopharmacol 131:459-63. 2010
    ..To undertake this work in a Somali population of emigrants who have sought asylum in a non-conflict zone country...
  18. doi Trauma, khat and common psychotic symptoms among Somali immigrants: a quantitative study
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Queen Mary University of London, Centre for Psychiatry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M6BQ, United Kingdom
    J Ethnopharmacol 132:549-53. 2010
    ..To undertake this work in a Somali population of emigrants who have sought asylum in a non-conflict zone country...
  19. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome in an ethnically diverse population: the influence of psychosocial adversity and physical inactivity
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    BMC Med 9:26. 2011
    ..This paper reports the prevalence of chronic fatigue (CF) and CFS in an ethnically diverse population sample and tests whether prevalence varies by social adversity, social support, physical inactivity, anxiety and depression...
  20. doi Cultural psychiatry and epidemiology: researching the means, methods and meanings
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:90-103. 2011
    ..Specifically, social and cultural influences on risks and responses to mental illness are discussed, as are pathways to care, the recognition of mental illness, and public health and cultural psychiatry research...
  21. ncbi Preventive psychiatry: a paradigm to improve population mental health and well-being
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Psychiatry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:417-9. 2011
    ..Specialist mental health professionals are needed to inform and lead public health reforms...
  22. ncbi Representation of asylum seekers and refugees among psychiatric inpatients in London
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University, London
    Psychiatr Serv 57:270-2. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the representation of refugees among psychiatric inpatients, given that it has been suggested that they use a disproportionate level of care compared with nonrefugees...
  23. ncbi Homelessness and mental illness: a literature review and a qualitative study of perceptions of the adequacy of care
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Institute of Community Health Sciences, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:152-65. 2006
    ..Healthcare provision is undergoing significant review, and, as part of the Department of Health's policy reforms, the service user's view is central to the future restructuring of NHS services...
  24. ncbi Assessing explanatory models for common mental disorders
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:964-71. 2006
    ..for mental distress? (2) Are perceived causes of mental distress actually related to treatment preferences? (3) Are EMs influenced uniquely by ethnic group, or are they more closely associated with the presence of common mental disorders?..
  25. pmc Cultural competence in mental health care: a review of model evaluations
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:15. 2007
    ..Cultural competency is now a core requirement for mental health professionals working with culturally diverse patient groups. Cultural competency training may improve the quality of mental health care for ethnic groups...
  26. ncbi Acculturation and health status among African-Caribbean, Bangladeshi and White British adolescents--validation and findings from the RELACHS study
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and the London School of Medicine, Institute of Community Health Sciences Queen Mary, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:259-66. 2005
    ..This paper reports the validation process for research questions that measure cultural identity in a survey of adolescents from a multi-ethnic urban area...
  27. pmc Rates, risk factors & methods of self harm among minority ethnic groups in the UK: a systematic review
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:336. 2007
    ..Studies suggest that the rates of self harm vary by ethnic group, but the evidence for variation in risk factors has not been synthesised to inform preventive initiatives...
  28. doi Rates and risk factors by ethnic group for suicides within a year of contact with mental health services in England and Wales
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Bldg, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 59:414-20. 2008
    ..This study compared suicide rates, clinical symptoms, and perceived preventability of suicide among persons in four ethnic groups who completed suicide within 12 months of contact with mental health services...
  29. pmc Cultural identity, acculturation, and mental health among adolescents in east London's multiethnic community
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Institute of Community Health Sciences, Queen Mary, London E1 4NS, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:296-302. 2005
    ..To investigate cultural identity as a risk factor for mental health problems among adolescents...
  30. ncbi Assessing the prevalence of depression in Punjabi and English primary care attenders: the role of culture, physical illness and somatic symptoms
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary College, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 41:307-22. 2004
    ....
  31. doi Cultural identity, clothing and common mental disorder: a prospective school-based study of white British and Bangladeshi adolescents
    K Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London Medical School, Queen Mary s University of London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:435-41. 2008
    ..This paper investigates the influence of different cultural identities on the risk of common mental disorders among Bangladeshi and white British pupils...
  32. ncbi Mental disorders among Somali refugees: developing culturally appropriate measures and assessing socio-cultural risk factors
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry Barts and The London Medical School, Charterhouse Sq, London, EC1M, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:400-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to develop a culturally appropriate instrument, and address the methodological challenges and assess some risk factors for mental disorder among Somalis in London...
  33. doi A systematic review of chronic fatigue, its syndromes and ethnicity: prevalence, severity, co-morbidity and coping
    Sokratis Dinos
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1554-70. 2009
    ..If there are convincing differences in prevalence and risk factors across all or some ethnic groups, investigating the causes of these can help unravel the pathophysiology of CFS...
  34. ncbi Social support, ethnicity and mental health in adolescents
    Emily Klineberg
    Centre for Psychiatry, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:755-60. 2006
    ..In this study, we explored whether social support varied with ethnic group in young people, and if it explained ethnic differences in prevalence of psychological distress...
  35. ncbi Traumatic events, migration characteristics and psychiatric symptoms among Somali refugees--preliminary communication
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and the London Medical School, Institute of Community, Health Sciences, Queen Mary, London E1 4NS, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:35-43. 2003
    ..Each refugee group experiences specific migration and resettlement experiences. There are no epidemiological data on risk factors for psychiatric symptoms among adult Somalis in the UK...
  36. pmc The culture of care within psychiatric services: tackling inequalities and improving clinical and organisational capabilities
    Micol Ascoli
    Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 7:12. 2012
    ..Following a period of 18 months of cultural consultation, we gather the dominant narratives that emerged during our evaluation of our service...
  37. pmc A systematic review of personality disorder, race and ethnicity: prevalence, aetiology and treatment
    Angela McGilloway
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:33. 2010
    ..This study aimed to review the published literature on ethnic variations of prevalence, aetiology and treatment of PD...
  38. ncbi Ethnicity, social deprivation and psychological distress in adolescents: school-based epidemiological study in east London
    Stephen A Stansfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Medical Sciences Building, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:233-8. 2004
    ..In adults the prevalence of psychological distress varies in different ethnic groups, and this has been explained by differences in socio-economic status. Is this also the case in adolescents?..
  39. doi Enhancing pathways to care for black and minority ethnic populations: a systematic review
    Bernd Sass
    Centre for Health Improvement in Ethnic Services CHIMES at Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:430-8. 2009
    ..However, there is little guidance on how this can be achieved. This systematic review aimed to evaluate research studies reporting initiatives to enhance pathways to mental health care for BME groups...
  40. ncbi Ethnicity, socio-economic status, overweight and underweight in East London adolescents
    Stephanie J C Taylor
    Centre for General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Community Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Ethn Health 10:113-28. 2005
    ..An understanding of the prevalence of obesity and overweight in these populations is important since some ethnic groups may be particularly vulnerable to the adverse health effects associated with obesity...
  41. ncbi Khat use and mental illness: a critical review
    Nasir Warfa
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:309-18. 2007
    ..There is a need for improved research on khat use and its possible association with psychiatric disorders...
  42. ncbi Post-migration geographical mobility, mental health and health service utilisation among Somali refugees in the UK: a qualitative study
    Nasir Warfa
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Health Place 12:503-15. 2006
    ..Residential mobility was also perceived to interfere with health care receipt and therefore should be more comprehensively assessed in larger quantitative studies...
  43. ncbi Causal explanations of distress and general practitioners' assessments of common mental disorder among punjabi and English attendees
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    St Bartholomew s and Royal London Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:38-45. 2002
    ..This study investigates whether cultural variations in patients' causal explanatory models account for cultural variations in the assessment of non-psychotic mental disorders in primary care...
  44. doi African and Black Caribbean origin cancer survivors: a qualitative study of the narratives of causes, coping and care experiences
    Richard A Bache
    Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Turner Street, London, E1 2AD, UK
    Ethn Health 17:187-201. 2012
    ..Depressive illness or fears of recurrence of cancer may also lead to poorer recovery and function. This paper investigates whether ethnic influences explain different coping behaviours, care experiences and help-seeking behaviours...
  45. ncbi How do adolescents talk about self-harm: a qualitative study of disclosure in an ethnically diverse urban population in England
    Emily Klineberg
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:572. 2013
    ..This study aims to increase understanding about how adolescents in the community speak about self-harm; exploring their attitudes towards and experiences of disclosure and help-seeking...
  46. ncbi Ethnic variations in pathways to and use of specialist mental health services in the UK. Systematic review
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:105-16. 2003
    ..Inequalities of service use across ethnic groups are important to policy makers, service providers and service users...