Crick Lund

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Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Integration of mental health into primary care in low- and middle-income countries: the PRIME mental healthcare plans
    Crick Lund
    Crick Lund, BA, BSocSci Hons, MA, MSoSci ClinPsych, PhD, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, and Centre for Global Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, UK Mark Tomlinson, BA, BA Hons, MA ClinPsych, PhD, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University and Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch, South Africa Vikram Patel, PhD, MRCPsych, FMedSci, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, The Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, and Sangath Centre, Goa, India
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s1-3. 2016
  2. pmc Task sharing of a psychological intervention for maternal depression in Khayelitsha, South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Crick Lund
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Trials 15:457. 2014
  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. pmc PRIME: A Programme to Reduce the Treatment Gap for Mental Disorders in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries
    Crick Lund
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Med 9:e1001359. 2012
  5. pmc Research-policy partnerships - experiences of the Mental Health and Poverty Project in Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia
    Tolib N Mirzoev
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Charles Thackrah Building, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, United Kingdom
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:30. 2012
  6. pmc Mental illness and lost income among adult South Africans
    Crick Lund
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:845-51. 2013
  7. doi Mental health services in South Africa: taking stock
    C Lund
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 15:402-5. 2012
  8. pmc Mental health policy process: a comparative study of Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia
    Maye A Omar
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9LJ, UK
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:24. 2010
  9. pmc Integrating mental health into primary health care in Zambia: a care provider's perspective
    Lonia Mwape
    Department of Mental Health Nursing, Chainama College of Health Sciences, Lusaka, Zambia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:21. 2010
  10. pmc Stakeholder perceptions of mental health stigma and poverty in Uganda
    Joshua Ssebunnya
    Department of Mental Health and Community Psychology, Makerere University, Makerere, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9:5. 2009

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Publications61

  1. pmc Integration of mental health into primary care in low- and middle-income countries: the PRIME mental healthcare plans
    Crick Lund
    Crick Lund, BA, BSocSci Hons, MA, MSoSci ClinPsych, PhD, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, and Centre for Global Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, UK Mark Tomlinson, BA, BA Hons, MA ClinPsych, PhD, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University and Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch, South Africa Vikram Patel, PhD, MRCPsych, FMedSci, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, The Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, and Sangath Centre, Goa, India
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s1-3. 2016
    ..In this editorial we consider the challenges that these programmes face, highlight their innovations and draw conclusions. ..
  2. pmc Task sharing of a psychological intervention for maternal depression in Khayelitsha, South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Crick Lund
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Trials 15:457. 2014
    ..The objective of this RCT is to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a task sharing counseling intervention for maternal depression in South Africa...
  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. pmc PRIME: A Programme to Reduce the Treatment Gap for Mental Disorders in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries
    Crick Lund
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Med 9:e1001359. 2012
    b>Crick Lund and colleagues describe their plans for the PRogramme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME), which aims to generate evidence on implementing and scaling up integrated packages of care for priority mental disorders in primary ..
  5. pmc Research-policy partnerships - experiences of the Mental Health and Poverty Project in Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia
    Tolib N Mirzoev
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Charles Thackrah Building, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, United Kingdom
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:30. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Mental illness and lost income among adult South Africans
    Crick Lund
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:845-51. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between mental disorder and lost income in the first nationally representative psychiatric epidemiology survey in South Africa...
  7. doi Mental health services in South Africa: taking stock
    C Lund
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 15:402-5. 2012
    ..The agenda for mental health services research needs to shift to a focus on evaluating interventions. With current policy commitment, the time to act and invest in evidence-based mental health services is now...
  8. pmc Mental health policy process: a comparative study of Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia
    Maye A Omar
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9LJ, UK
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:24. 2010
    ..It reports comparative findings on the processes for developing and implementing mental health policies in Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia as part of the Mental Health and Poverty Project...
  9. pmc Integrating mental health into primary health care in Zambia: a care provider's perspective
    Lonia Mwape
    Department of Mental Health Nursing, Chainama College of Health Sciences, Lusaka, Zambia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:21. 2010
    ..4% of the total health budget. Most of the mental health services provided are curative in nature and based in tertiary health institutions. At primary health care level, there is either absence of, or fragmented health services...
  10. pmc Stakeholder perceptions of mental health stigma and poverty in Uganda
    Joshua Ssebunnya
    Department of Mental Health and Community Psychology, Makerere University, Makerere, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9:5. 2009
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  11. doi Poverty and mental disorders: breaking the cycle in low-income and middle-income countries
    Crick Lund
    Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 378:1502-14. 2011
    ..This study supports the call to scale up mental health care, not only as a public health and human rights priority, but also as a development priority...
  12. pmc Poverty and common mental disorders in low and middle income countries: A systematic review
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 71:517-28. 2010
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  13. doi Pathways to inpatient mental health care among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders in South Africa
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    Psychiatr Serv 61:235-40. 2010
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  14. doi Public sector mental health systems in South Africa: inter-provincial comparisons and policy implications
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:393-404. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to document levels of current public sector mental health service provision in South Africa and compare services across provinces, in relation to current national policy and legislation...
  15. doi A model for community mental health services in South Africa
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1040-7. 2009
    ..To provide a model to estimate human resource needs for community-based mental health services in South Africa...
  16. doi Scaling up child and adolescent mental health services in South Africa: human resource requirements and costs
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1121-30. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to calculate the human resources and associated costs required to scale up CAMHS in South Africa...
  17. doi Meeting the millennium development goals in Sub-saharan Africa: what about mental health?
    Sarah Skeen
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:624-31. 2010
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  18. ncbi Norms for mental health services in South Africa
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, 7700, Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:587-94. 2006
    ..This study set out to develop a set of service norms for the care of people with severe psychiatric conditions (SPC) in South Africa, to assist the implementation of the new policy...
  19. doi Indicators for routine monitoring of effective mental healthcare coverage in low- and middle-income settings: a Delphi study
    Mark J D Jordans
    Department of Research and Development, HealthNet TPO, Lizzy Ansinghstraat 163, 1073 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Global Mental Health, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF UK
    Health Policy Plan 31:1100-6. 2016
    ..This study provides data on how mental health service and financial coverage can be assessed in LMIC. This is an important element in the move to scale-up mental health care. ..
  20. 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...
  21. doi Mental health policy in South Africa: development process and content
    Catherine E Draper
    Mental Health and Poverty Project, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 24:342-56. 2009
    ..The aim of this analysis is to describe the content of mental health policy and the process of its development in SA...
  22. 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
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  23. 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...
  24. pmc District mental healthcare plans for five low- and middle-income countries: commonalities, variations and evidence gaps
    Charlotte Hanlon
    Charlotte Hanlon, MRCPsych, PhD, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 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, UK Abebaw Fekadu, MD, PhD, MRCPsych, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Mark Jordans, PhD, HealthNet TPO, Research and Development Department, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, London, UK Fred Kigozi, MBChB, MMed, Butabika National Referral and Teaching Mental Hospital, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Inge Petersen, PhD, Beijing Institute for Neurosciences
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s47-54. 2016
    ..Little is known about the service and system interventions required for successful integration of mental healthcare into primary care across diverse low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)...
  25. pmc Barriers to the participation of people with psychosocial disability in mental health policy development in South Africa: a qualitative study of perspectives of policy makers, professionals, religious leaders and academics
    Sharon Kleintjes
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Valkenberg Hospital, Observatory, Cape Town, 7935, South Africa
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:17. 2013
    ..This paper outlines stakeholder views on environmental barriers that prevent people who live with psychosocial disability from participating in mental health policy development in South Africa...
  26. ncbi Mental health policy development and implementation in four African countries
    Alan J Flisher
    School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Health Psychol 12:505-16. 2007
    ..The four countries in which the programme is being conducted represent a variety of scenarios in mental health policy development and implementation...
  27. pmc Acceptability and feasibility of using non-specialist health workers to deliver mental health care: stakeholder perceptions from the PRIME district sites in Ethiopia, India, Nepal, South Africa, and Uganda
    Emily Mendenhall
    Center for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 118:33-42. 2014
    ....
  28. pmc Estimating the cost of implementing district mental healthcare plans in five low- and middle-income countries: the PRIME study
    Dan Chisholm
    Dan Chisholm, PhD, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Soumitra Burman Roy, MSc, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Abebaw Fekadu, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Tasneem Kathree, MSc, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Dorothy Kizza, PhD, Butabika Mental Hospital, Kampala, Uganda Nagendra P Luitel, MA, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal Inge Petersen, PhD, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Rahul Shidhaye, MD, Public Health Foundation of India, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, India Mary De Silva, PhD, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, Charleston
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s71-8. 2016
    ..An essential element of mental health service scale up relates to an assessment of resource requirements and cost implications...
  29. doi Viewing Uganda's mental health system through a human rights lens
    Sara Cooper
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:578-88. 2010
    ..Promoting and protecting the rights of people with mental disorders has ethical and public health imperatives. A number of policy, legislative and service development initiatives are required...
  30. 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...
  31. doi The measurement of poverty in psychiatric epidemiology in LMICs: critical review and recommendations
    Sara Cooper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1499-516. 2012
    ..This is relevant for mental health researchers, and for practitioners and policy makers who use mental health research findings...
  32. pmc Capacity building in global mental health research
    Graham Thornicroft
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:13-24. 2012
    ..A case example from the Mental Health and Poverty Project in sub-Saharan Africa illustrates how this approach can be put into practice-in particular, by focusing upon training in core transferrable research skills...
  33. doi South African mental health care service user views on priorities for supporting recovery: implications for policy and service development
    Sharon Kleintjes
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Disabil Rehabil 34:2272-80. 2012
    ..The paper documents the views of South African mental health care service users on policy directions and service developments that are required to support their recovery...
  34. ncbi Community/hospital indicators in South African public sector mental health services
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:181-7. 2003
    ..These indicators are potentially useful for assessing the implementation of policy objectives over time...
  35. 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...
  36. doi Validity of brief screening questionnaires to detect depression in primary care in Ethiopia
    Charlotte Hanlon
    Addis Ababa University, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Ethiopia King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Health Services and Population Research Department, Centre for Global Mental Health, UK Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 186:32-9. 2015
    ..Brief depression screening questionnaires may increase detection of depression in primary care settings but there have been few validation studies carried out in typical populations in low-income countries...
  37. pmc Effect of psychosocial interventions on social functioning in depression and schizophrenia: meta-analysis
    Mary J De Silva
    Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:253-60. 2013
    ..Psychosocial interventions may contribute to reducing the burden of mental disorders in low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries by improving social functioning, but the evidence has not been systematically reviewed...
  38. ncbi Bed/population ratios in South African public sector mental health services
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, RSA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:346-9. 2002
    ..This study documents current bed/population ratios per 100 000 population in public sector mental health services in South Africa...
  39. ncbi Poverty and mental illness: fact or fiction? A commentary on Das, Do, Friedman, McKenzie & Scott (65:3, 2007, 467-480)
    Joanne Corrigall
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 66:2061-3; discussion 2064-6. 2008
  40. pmc Health systems context(s) for integrating mental health into primary health care in six Emerald countries: a situation analysis
    James Mugisha
    Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda Butabika Hospital Emerald Project, Kampala, Uganda Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Int J Ment Health Syst 11:7. 2017
    ..In this study, we focused on the health systems required to support integration of mental health into primary health care (PHC) in Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda...
  41. pmc Development of a district mental healthcare plan in Uganda
    Fred N Kigozi
    Fred N Kigozi, MBChB, MMed, Dorothy Kizza, Bass, MSc, Juliet Nakku, MBChB, MMed, Joshua Ssebunnya, Bsc, MSc, Butabika National Referral and Teaching Mental Hospital, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Sheila Ndyanabangi, MBChB, MPH, Mental Health Division, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda Blandina Nakiganda, MBChB, MPH, Health Department, Kamuli District Local Government, Uganda Crick Lund, BA, BSocSci, MA, MSocSci, PhD, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa, CH-1245 Collonge-Bellerive
    Br J Psychiatry 208:s40-6. 2016
    ..Evidence is needed for the integration of mental health into primary care advocated by the national health sector strategic investment plan in Uganda...
  42. 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...
  43. doi Mental health care user participation in mental health policy development and implementation in South Africa
    Sharon Kleintjes
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:568-77. 2010
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. pmc Filling the treatment gap: developing a task sharing counselling intervention for perinatal depression in Khayelitsha, South Africa
    Memory Nyatsanza
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 16:164. 2016
    ..This paper describes the process of developing a manual based task sharing counselling intervention for perinatal depression in Khayelitsha, Cape Town...
  46. pmc Strengthening mental health systems in low- and middle-income countries: the Emerald programme
    Maya Semrau
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, 16 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Med 13:79. 2015
    ..Emerald also addresses stigma and discrimination as one of the key barriers for access to and successful delivery of mental health services. ..
  47. pmc Challenges and opportunities for implementing integrated mental health care: a district level situation analysis from five low- and middle-income countries
    Charlotte Hanlon
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Centre for Global Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e88437. 2014
    ..The purpose was to inform development and implementation of a comprehensive district plan to integrate mental health into primary care...
  48. doi Child and adolescent mental health in South Africa
    Alan J Flisher
    a Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Adolescent Health Research Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Child Adolesc Ment Health 24:149-61. 2012
    ....
  49. pmc Making assessment locally relevant: measuring functioning for maternal depression in Khayelitsha, Cape Town
    Marguerite Schneider
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:797-806. 2015
    ..The FAI is an outcome measure in a randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of a lay counsellor administered intervention for distressed pregnant women in Khayelitsha, Cape Town...
  50. pmc Days out of role due to mental and physical illness in the South African stress and health study
    Sumaya Mall
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:461-8. 2015
    ..This paper analyses data from the South African Stress and Health Study (SASH) on the association of both mental and physical disorders with days out of role...
  51. pmc Classification systems in psychiatry: diagnosis and global mental health in the era of DSM-5 and ICD-11
    Dan J Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:493-7. 2013
    ..This article reviews recent work in this area, and suggests potential ways forward for psychiatric nosology, focusing in particular on the need for improved classification approaches for public and global mental health...
  52. doi Caregiving for mental health service users: A study exploring the perceptions of mental health service users and their caregivers in Cape Town, South Africa
    Goodman Sibeko
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 62:512-21. 2016
    ..Our study explores perceptions of the caregiver support for mental health service users (MHSUs) in a low- to middle-income country setting...
  53. 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...
  54. doi The impact of antenatal mental distress on functioning and capabilities: views of health care providers and service users in Cape Town, South Africa
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa and
    Disabil Rehabil 36:1092-9. 2014
    ..The analysis also adopts Amartya Sen's capabilities approach to provide suggestions for appropriate interventions...
  55. doi Addressing the burden of mental, neurological, and substance use disorders: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India Sangath, Goa, India Electronic address
    Lancet 387:1672-85. 2016
    ..Ultimately, the goal is to massively increase opportunities for people with MNS disorders to access services without the prospect of discrimination or impoverishment and with the hope of attaining optimal health and social outcomes. ..
  56. pmc Validation of the 10-item Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D-10) in Zulu, Xhosa and Afrikaans populations in South Africa
    Emily Claire Baron
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Office 32, Building B, 46 Sawkins Road, 7700 Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 17:6. 2017
    ..The CES-D-10's psychometric properties were also compared to the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9), a depression screening tool already validated in South Africa...
  57. pmc Educational Outreach with an Integrated Clinical Tool for Nurse-Led Non-communicable Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care in South Africa: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial
    Lara R Fairall
    Knowledge Translation Unit, University of Cape Town Lung Institute, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Med 13:e1002178. 2016
    ..We evaluated the effect of the programme on primary care nurses' capacity to manage NCDs...
  58. pmc Epidemiology of major depressive disorder in South Africa (1997-2015): a systematic review protocol
    Mweete D Nglazi
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMJ Open 6:e011749. 2016
    ..The objective of the systematic review is to examine the evidence base for prevalence, incidence, remission, duration, severity, case fatality and excess mortality of MDD in South Africa from 1997 to 2015...
  59. pmc Accuracy of proactive case finding for mental disorders by community informants in Nepal
    Mark J D Jordans
    Mark J D Jordans, PhD, Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Centre for Global Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, London UK Brandon A Kohrt, PhD, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA Nagendra P Luitel, MA, Research Department, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO, Kathmandu, Nepal Ivan H Komproe, PhD, Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Crick Lund, PhD, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Br J Psychiatry 207:501-6. 2015
    ..Accurate detection of persons in need of mental healthcare is crucial to reduce the treatment gap between psychiatric burden and service use in low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries...
  60. pmc Screening for common mental disorders in low resource settings: reasons for caution and a way forward
    Ashraf Kagee
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa
    Int Health 5:11-4. 2013
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  61. pmc Why does mental health not get the attention it deserves? An application of the shiffman and smith framework
    Mark Tomlinson
    Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    PLoS Med 9:e1001178. 2012
    Mark Tomlinson and Crick Lund analyze why mental health does not garner the international attention, political priority, or funding that it deserves, and offer suggestions to improve the visibility of global mental health.