P A Bolton

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Bolton
    Center for International, Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 289:3117-24. 2003
  2. pmc Building capacity in mental health interventions in low resource countries: an apprenticeship model for training local providers
    Laura K Murray
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:30. 2011
  3. pmc Validation of the UCLA Child Post traumatic stress disorder-reaction index in Zambia
    Laura K Murray
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dept, of International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:24. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Communicating across cultures: improving translation to improve complex emergency program effectiveness
    P A Bolton
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 16:252-6. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Expanding the scope of humanitarian program evaluation
    Paul Bolton
    Center for Refugee and Disaster Studies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:390-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Interventions for depression symptoms among adolescent survivors of war and displacement in northern Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Bolton
    Applied Mental Health Research Group, Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 298:519-27. 2007
  7. pmc Assessing local instrument reliability and validity: a field-based example from northern Uganda
    Theresa S Betancourt
    Dept of Population and International Health, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:685-92. 2009
  8. pmc A qualitative study of mental health problems among children displaced by war in northern Uganda
    Theresa Stichick Betancourt
    Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 46:238-56. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: 6-month outcomes: randomised controlled trial
    Judith Bass
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, 85 East Concord Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 188:567-73. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of depression prevalence in rural Uganda using symptom and function criteria
    Paul Bolton
    Dept of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:442-7. 2004

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Bolton
    Center for International, Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 289:3117-24. 2003
    ..Despite the importance of mental illness in Africa, few controlled intervention trials related to this problem have been published...
  2. pmc Building capacity in mental health interventions in low resource countries: an apprenticeship model for training local providers
    Laura K Murray
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:30. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Validation of the UCLA Child Post traumatic stress disorder-reaction index in Zambia
    Laura K Murray
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dept, of International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:24. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Communicating across cultures: improving translation to improve complex emergency program effectiveness
    P A Bolton
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 16:252-6. 2001
    ..The authors describe how these issues can arise, their effects, and outline approaches to addressing them...
  5. ncbi request reprint Expanding the scope of humanitarian program evaluation
    Paul Bolton
    Center for Refugee and Disaster Studies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:390-5. 2007
    ..Finally, the authors suggest future directions for improving this type of expanded assessment and advocate for its widespread use, both within and without the field of disaster response...
  6. ncbi request reprint Interventions for depression symptoms among adolescent survivors of war and displacement in northern Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Bolton
    Applied Mental Health Research Group, Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 298:519-27. 2007
    ..Prior qualitative work with internally displaced persons in war-affected northern Uganda showed significant mental health and psychosocial problems...
  7. pmc Assessing local instrument reliability and validity: a field-based example from northern Uganda
    Theresa S Betancourt
    Dept of Population and International Health, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:685-92. 2009
    ..noncases on local syndrome terms was confirmed in the data for all of the three depression-like syndromes, but not for the anxiety-like syndrome ma lwor or the conduct problem kwo maraco...
  8. pmc A qualitative study of mental health problems among children displaced by war in northern Uganda
    Theresa Stichick Betancourt
    Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 46:238-56. 2009
    ..The descriptions of these local syndromes were similar to western mood, anxiety and conduct disorders, but included culture-specific elements...
  9. ncbi request reprint Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: 6-month outcomes: randomised controlled trial
    Judith Bass
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, 85 East Concord Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 188:567-73. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of depression prevalence in rural Uganda using symptom and function criteria
    Paul Bolton
    Dept of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:442-7. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the prevalence of major depression in a region of sub-Saharan Africa severely affected by HIV, using symptom and functional criteria as measured with locally validated instruments...
  11. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach to cross-cultural function assessment
    Paul Bolton
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Posner 4, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:537-43. 2002
    ..This paper describes our work to create and validate a new method for cross-cultural and sex-specific function assessment that avoids the major problems with existing methods...
  12. ncbi request reprint Local perceptions of the mental health effects of the Uganda acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemic
    Christopher M Wilk
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Outpatient Research Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, P O Box 21247, Baltimore, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:394-7. 2002
    ..No syndromes similar to posttraumatic stress disorder were detected. We conclude that local people recognize depression syndromes and consider them pertinent consequences of the HIV epidemic...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression in rural Rwanda based on symptom and functional criteria
    Paul Bolton
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 02066, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:631-7. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that a significant part of this population has seriously disabling depression. Work on appropriate, feasible, safe, and effective mental health interventions should be a priority for this population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mental health in postwar afghanistan
    Paul Bolton
    JAMA 292:626-8. 2004
  15. doi request reprint Becoming responsible in a "socially seismic" environment: mental health as a marker of community recovery
    Frederick M Burkle
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:73-4. 2008
  16. doi request reprint Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed youth in IDP camps in Northern Uganda: adaptation and training
    Helen Verdeli
    Teachers College, Columbia University, Box 102, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17:605-24, ix. 2008
    ..The process of adaptation to the content and training of IPT for these youth is presented and illustrated with case examples...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treating depression in the developing world
    Vikram Patel
    Trop Med Int Health 9:539-41. 2004