Alex Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in response to antidepressant treatment in older adults
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:50-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1164-74. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Making sense of evidence
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:583-91. 2007
  4. pmc Questioning an axiom: better prognosis for schizophrenia in the developing world?
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:229-44. 2008
  5. pmc Economic inequalities in the effectiveness of a primary care intervention for depression and suicidal ideation
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 24:14-22. 2013
  6. pmc Social inequalities in depression and suicidal ideation among older primary care patients
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:59-69. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint [Mental health among indigenous population. An international view]
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 11:1-70. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:991-1005. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Is the outcome of schizophrenia really better in developing countries?
    Vikram Patel
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:149-52. 2006
  10. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in response to antidepressant treatment in older adults
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:50-6. 2006
    ..We examined the relationship between socioeconomic status and response to treatment for depression among older adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1164-74. 2007
    ..Population-wide progress in access to humane mental health care will depend on substantially more attention to politics, leadership, planning, advocacy, and participation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Making sense of evidence
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:583-91. 2007
    ..We argue that, in the end, the process of making sense of evidence is not straightforward and that professional biases and social prejudices often influence decisions...
  4. pmc Questioning an axiom: better prognosis for schizophrenia in the developing world?
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:229-44. 2008
    ..This is based primarily on a series of cross-national studies by the World Health Organization (WHO). However, increasing evidence from other research indicates a far more complex picture...
  5. pmc Economic inequalities in the effectiveness of a primary care intervention for depression and suicidal ideation
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 24:14-22. 2013
    ..Economic disadvantage is associated with depression and suicide. We sought to determine whether economic disadvantage reduces the effectiveness of depression treatments received in primary care...
  6. pmc Social inequalities in depression and suicidal ideation among older primary care patients
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:59-69. 2013
    ..Depression and suicide are major public health concerns, and are often unrecognized among the elderly. This study investigated social inequalities in depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation among older adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Mental health among indigenous population. An international view]
    Alex Cohen
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 11:1-70. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:991-1005. 2007
    ..However, we recommend that policymakers should act on the available evidence to scale up effective and cost-effective treatments and preventive interventions for mental disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is the outcome of schizophrenia really better in developing countries?
    Vikram Patel
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:149-52. 2006
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  10. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008