FRED M SSEWAMALA

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Family economic empowerment and mental health among AIDS-affected children living in AIDS-impacted communities: evidence from a randomised evaluation in southwestern Uganda
    Chang Keun Han
    Department of Social Welfare, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:225-30. 2013
  2. pmc The impact of a comprehensive microfinance intervention on depression levels of AIDS-orphaned children in Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Social Work and International Affairs, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:346-52. 2012
  3. pmc A novel economic intervention to reduce HIV risks among school-going AIDS orphans in rural Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:102-4. 2008
  4. pmc Asset ownership and health and mental health functioning among AIDS-orphaned adolescents: findings from a randomized clinical trial in rural Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Columbia University, School of Social Work, Office 831, New York, NY 10027, United States
    Soc Sci Med 69:191-8. 2009
  5. pmc Effect of economic assets on sexual risk-taking intentions among orphaned adolescents in Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:483-8. 2010
  6. pmc Gender and the effects of an economic empowerment program on attitudes toward sexual risk-taking among AIDS-orphaned adolescent youth in Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:372-8. 2010
  7. pmc Correlates of depression among caregivers of children affected by HIV/AIDS in Uganda: findings from the Suubi-Maka family study
    Njeri Kagotho
    School of Social Work, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1226-32. 2012
  8. pmc Family support as a mediator of change in sexual risk-taking attitudes among orphaned adolescents in rural Uganda
    Leyla Ismayilova
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:228-35. 2012

Research Grants

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Publications8

  1. pmc Family economic empowerment and mental health among AIDS-affected children living in AIDS-impacted communities: evidence from a randomised evaluation in southwestern Uganda
    Chang Keun Han
    Department of Social Welfare, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:225-30. 2013
    ..The authors examine whether an innovative family economic empowerment intervention addresses mental health functioning of AIDS-affected children in communities heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS in Uganda...
  2. pmc The impact of a comprehensive microfinance intervention on depression levels of AIDS-orphaned children in Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Social Work and International Affairs, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:346-52. 2012
    ..This study examines the impact of a comprehensive microfinance intervention, designed to reduce the risk of poverty, on depression among AIDS-orphaned youth...
  3. pmc A novel economic intervention to reduce HIV risks among school-going AIDS orphans in rural Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:102-4. 2008
    ..Data obtained at baseline and 12-month follow-up revealed significant differences between the treatment and control groups in HIV prevention attitudes and educational planning...
  4. pmc Asset ownership and health and mental health functioning among AIDS-orphaned adolescents: findings from a randomized clinical trial in rural Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Columbia University, School of Social Work, Office 831, New York, NY 10027, United States
    Soc Sci Med 69:191-8. 2009
    ..Additionally, health and mental health functioning were found to be positively associated with each other. The findings have implications for public policy and health programming for AIDS-orphaned adolescents...
  5. pmc Effect of economic assets on sexual risk-taking intentions among orphaned adolescents in Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:483-8. 2010
    ..We examined the effect of economic assets on sexual risk-taking intentions among school-going AIDS-orphaned adolescents in rural Uganda...
  6. pmc Gender and the effects of an economic empowerment program on attitudes toward sexual risk-taking among AIDS-orphaned adolescent youth in Uganda
    FRED M SSEWAMALA
    Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:372-8. 2010
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  7. pmc Correlates of depression among caregivers of children affected by HIV/AIDS in Uganda: findings from the Suubi-Maka family study
    Njeri Kagotho
    School of Social Work, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1226-32. 2012
    ..Specifically, the study highlights a need for family economic empowerment programs and, strengthened family support among caregivers for AIDS-orphaned children, especially those caregivers with reported poor mental health functioning...
  8. pmc Family support as a mediator of change in sexual risk-taking attitudes among orphaned adolescents in rural Uganda
    Leyla Ismayilova
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:228-35. 2012
    ..To understand mechanisms of change, the article examines the effect of Suubi intervention on family support variables and their role in mediating the change in adolescents' attitudes toward sexual risk-taking...

Research Grants2

  1. Asset-Ownership Development Among HIV-Orphaned Children
    FRED SSEWAMALA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The family economic empowerment intervention has high levels of family and community involvement, a feature very appealing to the governments and donor community. ..