Brandon A Kohrt

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Distribution of distress in post-socialist Mongolia: a cultural epidemiology of yadargaa
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:471-85. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Reflechi twòp--thinking too much: description of a cultural syndrome in Haiti's Central Plateau
    Bonnie N Kaiser
    Department of Anthropology, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 38:448-72. 2014
  3. pmc Social ecology of child soldiers: child, family, and community determinants of mental health, psychosocial well-being, and reintegration in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:727-53. 2010
  4. pmc Depression, suicidal ideation, and associated factors: a cross-sectional study in rural Haiti
    Bradley H Wagenaar
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 12:149. 2012
  5. pmc Nepali concepts of psychological trauma: the role of idioms of distress, ethnopsychology and ethnophysiology in alleviating suffering and preventing stigma
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 34:322-52. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating between- and within-individual variation in cortisol levels using multilevel models
    Daniel J Hruschka
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:698-714. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Designing mental health interventions informed by child development and human biology theory: a social ecology intervention for child soldiers in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO, Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Am J Hum Biol 27:27-40. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Child abuse, disruptive behavior disorders, depression, and salivary cortisol levels among institutionalized and community-residing boys in Mongolia
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 7:7-19. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Explanatory models and mental health treatment: is vodou an obstacle to psychiatric treatment in rural Haiti?
    Nayla M Khoury
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:514-34. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Perceived discrimination, humiliation, and mental health: a mixed-methods study among Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic
    Hunter M Keys
    a Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ethn Health 20:219-40. 2015

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Distribution of distress in post-socialist Mongolia: a cultural epidemiology of yadargaa
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:471-85. 2004
    ..In conclusion, yadargaa strongly associates with disenfranchised groups in the capitalist economy. As a culturally constructed indicator of quality of life, yadargaa is a window into the lives of women and men in post-socialist Mongolia...
  2. doi request reprint Reflechi twòp--thinking too much: description of a cultural syndrome in Haiti's Central Plateau
    Bonnie N Kaiser
    Department of Anthropology, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 38:448-72. 2014
    ..Recognizing and understanding "thinking too much" may allow early clinical recognition and interventions to reduce long-term psychosocial suffering in Haiti's Central Plateau. ..
  3. pmc Social ecology of child soldiers: child, family, and community determinants of mental health, psychosocial well-being, and reintegration in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:727-53. 2010
    ..Ultimately, social ecology is well suited to identify intervention foci across ecological levels based on community differences in vulnerability and protective factors...
  4. pmc Depression, suicidal ideation, and associated factors: a cross-sectional study in rural Haiti
    Bradley H Wagenaar
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 12:149. 2012
    ..The present study represents one of the first epidemiologic studies of depression symptomatology, suicidal ideation, and associated factors in Haiti's Central Plateau...
  5. pmc Nepali concepts of psychological trauma: the role of idioms of distress, ethnopsychology and ethnophysiology in alleviating suffering and preventing stigma
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 34:322-52. 2010
    ..Different categories of trauma idioms support the need for multidisciplinary treatment with multiple points of service entry...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating between- and within-individual variation in cortisol levels using multilevel models
    Daniel J Hruschka
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:698-714. 2005
    ..The 'roadmap' also facilitates comparison between the results from different studies and estimation of the necessary number of cortisol measurements for future investigations...
  7. doi request reprint Designing mental health interventions informed by child development and human biology theory: a social ecology intervention for child soldiers in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO, Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Am J Hum Biol 27:27-40. 2015
    ..Future directions and recommendations for applying human biology theory in pursuit of public mental health interventions are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Child abuse, disruptive behavior disorders, depression, and salivary cortisol levels among institutionalized and community-residing boys in Mongolia
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 7:7-19. 2015
    ..This study explores the relationship of diurnal salivary cortisol levels with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and caregiver attitudes toward physical punishment among boys in Mongolia...
  9. doi request reprint Explanatory models and mental health treatment: is vodou an obstacle to psychiatric treatment in rural Haiti?
    Nayla M Khoury
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:514-34. 2012
    ..Rather, structural factors including scarcity of treatment resources and lack of psychiatric training among health practitioners created the greatest impediments to biomedical care for mental health concerns in rural Haiti...
  10. doi request reprint Perceived discrimination, humiliation, and mental health: a mixed-methods study among Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic
    Hunter M Keys
    a Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ethn Health 20:219-40. 2015
    ..This study examines the legacy of anti-Haitian discrimination in the Dominican Republic and association of discrimination with mental health among Haitian migrants...
  11. pmc Navigating diagnoses: understanding mind-body relations, mental health, and stigma in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 32:462-91. 2008
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  12. pmc Cultural concepts of distress and psychiatric disorders: literature review and research recommendations for global mental health epidemiology
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Duke Global Health Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, NC, USA, Department of Psychology, Fordham University, New York, USA, Department of Anthropology, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, Department of Psychology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal, Butabika National Referral Mental and Teaching Hospital, Kampala, Uganda, AISSR, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 43:365-406. 2014
    ..This study's goal is to review strengths and limitations of literature comparing psychiatric categories with cultural concepts of distress (CCD) such as cultural syndromes, culture-bound syndromes, and idioms of distress...
  13. pmc Culture in psychiatric epidemiology: using ethnography and multiple mediator models to assess the relationship of caste with depression and anxiety in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:261-80. 2009
    ..The causes of ethnic and caste-based disparities in mental health are poorly understood...
  14. doi request reprint Gender and anxiety in Nepal: the role of social support, stressful life events, and structural violence
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 15:237-48. 2009
    ..Despite frequent attribution to cultural roles of men and women, data regarding gendered risk factors in non-Western settings are scant...
  15. ncbi request reprint An ecological-transactional model of significant risk factors for child psychopathology in outer mongolia
    Holbrook E Kohrt
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Road, MC 5719, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:163-81. 2004
    ..Structural equation modeling provides a useful technique to isolate specific sites for intervention, while maintaining a comprehensive perspective of risk factor interaction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reconsidering somatic presentation of generalized anxiety disorder in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:544; author reply 545. 2007

Research Grants1