BRIAN W PENCE
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Prevalence, characteristics and correlates of a positive-dementia screen in patients on antiretroviral therapy in Bamenda, Cameroon: a cross-sectional studyJulius Atashili
Department of Public Health and Hygiene, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Rm 222 FHS building, 63 Molyko, Buea, Cameroon
BMC Neurol 13:86. 2013..In this study we assess the prevalence, characteristics as well as socio-demographic and clinical correlates of a positive screen for HIV-associated dementia in a group of patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Bamenda, Cameroon...
- Validity of an interviewer-administered patient health questionnaire-9 to screen for depression in HIV-infected patients in CameroonBRIAN W PENCE
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
J Affect Disord 143:208-13. 2012..Emerging evidence from low-income countries supports similar relationships. Yet little research has validated rapid depression screening tools integrated into routine HIV clinical care...
- The depression treatment cascade in primary care: a public health perspectiveBRIAN W PENCE
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke Global Health Institute, and Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University, 2812 Erwin Road, Box 90392, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:328-35. 2012..g. routine screening combined with collaborative care models to support initiation and maintenance of evidence-based depression treatment) can overall remission rates for primary care patients be substantially improved...
- Assessing the effect of Measurement-Based Care depression treatment on HIV medication adherence and health outcomes: rationale and design of the SLAM DUNC StudyBRIAN W PENCE
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 33:828-38. 2012..Important outcomes of this study will be evidence of the effectiveness of MBC in treating depression in PLWHA and improving HIV-related outcomes...
- Prevalence of psychological trauma and association with current health and functioning in a sample of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected Tanzanian adultsBRIAN W PENCE
Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke Global Health Institute, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e36304. 2012..Virtually no data exist on the prevalence or consequences of trauma for PLWHA in low income nations...
- Providers' attitudes towards treating depression and self-reported depression treatment practices in HIV outpatient careKiana D Bess
Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:171-80. 2013..Opportunities to increase HIV clinicians' comfort and confidence in treating depression, including receiving treatment support from clinic staff, are discussed...
- Treating depression within the HIV "medical home": a guided algorithm for antidepressant management by HIV cliniciansJulie L Adams
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:647-54. 2012..This adaptation of the MBC model to HIV care has accounted for critical antidepressant-antiretroviral interactions and facilitated the provision of quality antidepressant management within the HIV medical home...
- Prevalence and predictors of major depression in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Bamenda, a semi-urban center in CameroonBradley N Gaynes
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e41699. 2012..The management of depression needs to be incorporated in HIV-care guidelines in Cameroon and other similar settings...
- Three-year change in the wellbeing of orphaned and separated children in institutional and family-based care settings in five low- and middle-income countriesKathryn Whetten
Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e104872. 2014..With more than 2 million children living in group homes, or "institutions", worldwide, the extent to which institution-based caregiving negatively affects development and wellbeing is a central question for international policymakers...
- Factors associated with change in sexual transmission risk behavior over 3 years among HIV-infected patients in TanzaniaBRIAN W PENCE
Department of Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e82974. 2013....
- When "Need Plus Supply" Does Not Equal Demand: Challenges in Uptake of Depression Treatment in HIV Clinical CareBRIAN W PENCE
Dr Pence is with the Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill e mail Dr Quinlivan, Ms Heine, and Ms Edwards are with the Department of Infectious Diseases and Dr Gaynes is with the Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill Dr Thielman is with the Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Psychiatr Serv 66:321-3. 2015..Depression is common among patients in HIV care and is associated with worse HIV-related health behaviors and outcomes. Effective depression treatment is available, yet depression remains widely underdiagnosed and undertreated in HIV care...
- Relationship between trauma and high-risk behavior among HIV-positive men who do not have sex with men (MDSM)Kathryn Whetten
Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research CHPIR, Duke Global Health Institute DGHI, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
AIDS Care 24:1453-60. 2012..Study findings indicate a need for more in-depth research to examine the role of childhood sexual abuse in shaping adult risk behaviors among MDSM as well as a need to assess for and address childhood sexual abuse in this population...
- Prevalence and predictors of HIV-related stigma among institutional- and community-based caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children living in five less-wealthy countriesLynne C Messer
Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, 2812 Erwin Rd, Suite 403, Duke University Campus Box 90392, Durham, NC 27705, USA
BMC Public Health 10:504. 2010..In light of the paucity of this literature, this paper will describe HIV-related stigma among caregivers of OAC in five less wealthy nations...
- Depressive symptoms, HIV medication adherence, and HIV clinical outcomes in Tanzania: a prospective, observational studyNadya M Belenky
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e95469. 2014..Findings indicate a positive association between depressive symptoms and nonadherence, and also an inverse relationship between depressive symptoms and clinical outcomes, possibly due to informative loss to follow-up...
- HIV/AIDS in the Southern USA: a disproportionate epidemicSusan S Reif
a Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
AIDS Care 26:351-9. 2014..The disproportionate impact of HIV in the South, particularly among targeted states, demonstrates a critical need to improve HIV prevention and care and address factors that contribute to HIV disease in this region...
- Effect of free distribution of safety equipment on usage among motorcycle-taxi drivers in Tanzania--A cluster randomised controlled trialSteven A Sumner
Duke University, Hubert Yeargan Center for Global Health, Durham, United States Electronic address
Injury 45:1681-6. 2014..We aimed to test whether eliminating cost-barriers through the provision of free reflective, fluorescent motorcycle safety vests would lead to increased utilisation among a high-risk population of motorcycle-taxi drivers in Tanzania...
- In-home mental health treatment for individuals with HIVSusan S Reif
Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University, Charlotte, North Carolina 28207, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:655-61. 2012..Findings from the CHAMP Study suggest that the use of in-home mental health treatment may be beneficial in engaging and treating HIV-positive individuals with comorbid mental health disorders...
- Mental health treatment to reduce HIV transmission risk behavior: a positive prevention modelKathleen J Sikkema
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
AIDS Behav 14:252-62. 2010..We present a conceptual model and recommendations to guide future research on the effect of mental health treatment on HIV transmission risk behavior among PLWHA...