Erica Breuer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Using theory of change to design and evaluate public health interventions: a systematic review
    Erica Breuer
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
    Implement Sci 11:63. 2016
  2. pmc Planning and evaluating mental health services in low- and middle-income countries using theory of change
    Erica Breuer
    Erica Breuer, MPH, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Mary J De Silva, BA, MSc, PhD, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Rahul Shidaye, MBBS, MD, Public Health Foundation of India, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India and Maastricht University CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht, The Netherlands Inge Petersen, Bsc, BSc Hons, MSc, PhD, School of Applied Human Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College Campus, Durban, South Africa Juliet Nakku, MBChB, MMed, Butabika National Mental Hospital, Kampala, Uganda Mark J D Jordans, MSc, PhD, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s55-62. 2016
  3. pmc Population level mental distress in rural Ethiopia
    Abebaw Fekadu
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 9086, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:194. 2014
  4. doi The validity of the Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Symptom Screener (SAMISS) in people living with HIV/AIDS in primary HIV care in Cape Town, South Africa
    Erica Breuer
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Building B, 46 Sawkins Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:1133-41. 2014
  5. doi Reliability of the lay adherence counsellor administered substance abuse and mental illness symptoms screener (SAMISS) and the International HIV Dementia Scale (IHDS) in a primary care HIV clinic in Cape Town, South Africa
    Erica Breuer
    Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 16:1464-71. 2012
  6. pmc Maternal mental health in primary care in five low- and middle-income countries: a situational analysis
    Emily C Baron
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:53. 2016
  7. pmc Evaluation of district mental healthcare plans: the PRIME consortium methodology
    Mary J De Silva
    Mary J De Silva, MSc, PhD, Sujit D Rathod, MSc, PhD, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Charlotte Hanlon, MRCPsych, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, London, UK Erica Breuer, MPH, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Dan Chisholm, PhD, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Abebaw Fekadu, MD, PhD, MRCPsych, Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Department of Psychological Medicine
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s63-70. 2016
  8. pmc Integrating mental health into chronic care in South Africa: the development of a district mental healthcare plan
    Inge Petersen
    Inge Petersen, PhD, School of Applied Human Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Lara Fairall, PhD, Knowledge Translation Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Arvin Bhana, PhD, Tasneem Kathree, MSocSci, One Selohilwe, MSocSci, Carrie Brooke Sumner, MSc, School of Applied Human Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Gill Faris, MPhil, Knowledge Translation Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Erica Breuer, MPH, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Nomvula Sibanyoni, MSocSci, National Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa Crick Lund
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s29-39. 2016
  9. pmc Treatment Contact Coverage for Probable Depressive and Probable Alcohol Use Disorders in Four Low- and Middle-Income Country Districts: The PRIME Cross-Sectional Community Surveys
    Sujit D Rathod
    Centre for Global Mental Health, Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 11:e0162038. 2016
  10. pmc Development of a scalable mental healthcare plan for a rural district in Ethiopia
    Abebaw Fekadu
    Abebaw Fekadu, MD, PhD, MRCPsych, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Department of Psychological Medicine, Centre for Affective Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, King s College London, London, UK Charlotte Hanlon, PhD, MRCPsych, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, King s College London, London, UK Girmay Medhin, PhD, Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Atalay Alem, MD, PhD, Medhin Selamu, MA, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tedla W Giorgis, PhD, Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Fukui
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s4-12. 2016

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Using theory of change to design and evaluate public health interventions: a systematic review
    Erica Breuer
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
    Implement Sci 11:63. 2016
    ..This review aims to determine how ToCs have been developed and used in the development and evaluation of public health interventions globally...
  2. pmc Planning and evaluating mental health services in low- and middle-income countries using theory of change
    Erica Breuer
    Erica Breuer, MPH, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Mary J De Silva, BA, MSc, PhD, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Rahul Shidaye, MBBS, MD, Public Health Foundation of India, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India and Maastricht University CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht, The Netherlands Inge Petersen, Bsc, BSc Hons, MSc, PhD, School of Applied Human Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College Campus, Durban, South Africa Juliet Nakku, MBChB, MMed, Butabika National Mental Hospital, Kampala, Uganda Mark J D Jordans, MSc, PhD, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s55-62. 2016
    ..There is little practical guidance on how contextually relevant mental healthcare plans (MHCPs) can be developed in low-resource settings...
  3. pmc Population level mental distress in rural Ethiopia
    Abebaw Fekadu
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 9086, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:194. 2014
    ....
  4. doi The validity of the Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Symptom Screener (SAMISS) in people living with HIV/AIDS in primary HIV care in Cape Town, South Africa
    Erica Breuer
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Building B, 46 Sawkins Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:1133-41. 2014
    ..Given the high prevalence of HIV in South Africa and co-morbid mental disorders in people living with HIV/AIDs (PLWHA) we sought to validate a brief screening tool in primary HIV care...
  5. doi Reliability of the lay adherence counsellor administered substance abuse and mental illness symptoms screener (SAMISS) and the International HIV Dementia Scale (IHDS) in a primary care HIV clinic in Cape Town, South Africa
    Erica Breuer
    Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 16:1464-71. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Maternal mental health in primary care in five low- and middle-income countries: a situational analysis
    Emily C Baron
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:53. 2016
    ....
  7. pmc Evaluation of district mental healthcare plans: the PRIME consortium methodology
    Mary J De Silva
    Mary J De Silva, MSc, PhD, Sujit D Rathod, MSc, PhD, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Charlotte Hanlon, MRCPsych, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, London, UK Erica Breuer, MPH, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Dan Chisholm, PhD, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Abebaw Fekadu, MD, PhD, MRCPsych, Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Department of Psychological Medicine
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s63-70. 2016
    ..Few studies have evaluated the implementation and impact of real-world mental health programmes delivered at scale in low-resource settings...
  8. pmc Integrating mental health into chronic care in South Africa: the development of a district mental healthcare plan
    Inge Petersen
    Inge Petersen, PhD, School of Applied Human Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Lara Fairall, PhD, Knowledge Translation Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Arvin Bhana, PhD, Tasneem Kathree, MSocSci, One Selohilwe, MSocSci, Carrie Brooke Sumner, MSc, School of Applied Human Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Gill Faris, MPhil, Knowledge Translation Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Erica Breuer, MPH, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Nomvula Sibanyoni, MSocSci, National Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa Crick Lund
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s29-39. 2016
    ..In South Africa, the escalating prevalence of chronic illness and its high comorbidity with mental disorders bring to the fore the need for integrating mental health into chronic care at district level...
  9. pmc Treatment Contact Coverage for Probable Depressive and Probable Alcohol Use Disorders in Four Low- and Middle-Income Country Districts: The PRIME Cross-Sectional Community Surveys
    Sujit D Rathod
    Centre for Global Mental Health, Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 11:e0162038. 2016
    ..However, the coverage of services for these conditions in most LMIC settings remains unknown...
  10. pmc Development of a scalable mental healthcare plan for a rural district in Ethiopia
    Abebaw Fekadu
    Abebaw Fekadu, MD, PhD, MRCPsych, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Department of Psychological Medicine, Centre for Affective Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, King s College London, London, UK Charlotte Hanlon, PhD, MRCPsych, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, King s College London, London, UK Girmay Medhin, PhD, Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Atalay Alem, MD, PhD, Medhin Selamu, MA, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tedla W Giorgis, PhD, Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Fukui
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s4-12. 2016
    ..Developing evidence for the implementation and scaling up of mental healthcare in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) like Ethiopia is an urgent priority...
  11. pmc Theory of Change: a theory-driven approach to enhance the Medical Research Council's framework for complex interventions
    Mary J De Silva
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 15:267. 2014
    ..A prospective, theory-driven process of intervention design and evaluation is required to develop complex healthcare interventions which are more likely to be effective, sustainable and scalable...
  12. doi HIV/AIDS and mental health research in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Erica Breuer
    a University of Cape Town, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Falmouth Building, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    Afr J AIDS Res 10:101-22. 2011
    ..Research on HIV in relation to mental health is increasing; however, there is a need for good-quality prospective studies to investigate the bidirectional effects of mental illness and HIV on each other. ..