Affiliation: King's College London
- Impact of economic labour migration: a qualitative exploration of left-behind family member perspectives in Sri LankaChesmal Siriwardhana
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, SE5 8AF, UK
J Immigr Minor Health 17:885-94. 2015..Promoting economic prosperity while ensuring health and social protection is a formidable policy challenge for 'labour sending' countries such as Sri Lanka. ..
- Reducing the scarcity in mental health research from low and middle income countries: a success story from Sri LankaChesmal Siriwardhana
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
Int Rev Psychiatry 23:77-83. 2011..International funding agencies, academics, and other bodies need to address sustaining such initiatives as priorities in reducing scarcity and inequity in mental health research in developing countries...
- Ethical challenges in mental health research among internally displaced people: ethical theory and research implementationChesmal Siriwardhana
Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
BMC Med Ethics 14:13. 2013..The concept of post-research ethical conduct audit is suggested to be considered as a potential step to minimize the exploitation of vulnerable populations such as IDPs in mental health research...
- Informed consent in Sri Lanka: a survey among ethics committee membersAthula Sumathipala
Kings College, University of London, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
BMC Med Ethics 9:10. 2008..Aim of this study was to identify opinions and views of the members serving in ethical review and ethics committees in Sri Lanka on informed consent, essential components in the information leaflet and the consent form...
- Prolonged internal displacement and common mental disorders in Sri Lanka: the COMRAID studyChesmal Siriwardhana
Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e64742. 2013....
- Dynamics of resilience in forced migration: a 1-year follow-up study of longitudinal associations with mental health in a conflict-affected, ethnic Muslim populationChesmal Siriwardhana
King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK Institute for Research and Development, Colombo, Sri Lanka Faculty of Medical Science, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
BMJ Open 5:e006000. 2015..Hence, the present study was conducted to investigate the stability of levels of resilience and its associations with sociodemographic and mental health exposures in a conflict-affected internal-migrant population in Sri Lanka...
- Impact of exposure to conflict, tsunami and mental disorders on school absenteeism: findings from a national sample of Sri Lankan children aged 12-17 yearsChesmal Siriwardhana
Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
BMC Public Health 13:560. 2013..This study investigated associations between conflict and/or tsunami exposure in Sri Lanka and their associations with absenteeism in a national sample of school children...
- An intervention to improve mental health care for conflict-affected forced migrants in low-resource primary care settings: a WHO MhGAP-based pilot study in Sri Lanka (COM-GAP study)Chesmal Siriwardhana
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
Trials 14:423. 2013....
- Ethics Review Committee approval and informed consent: an analysis of biomedical publications originating from Sri LankaAthula Sumathipala
Kings College, Institute of Psychiatry, Health Services and Population Research Department, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
BMC Med Ethics 9:3. 2008..This study aimed to determine to what extent ERC approval and informed consent procedures are documented in locally and internationally published human subject research carried out in Sri Lanka...
- Social networks, social support and psychiatric symptoms: social determinants and associations within a multicultural community populationNatasha Smyth
Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Cresigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:1111-20. 2015....
- Forced migration and mental health: prolonged internal displacement, return migration and resilienceChesmal Siriwardhana
PO Box 60, Section of Epidemiology, Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
Int Health 5:19-23. 2013..The resilience factor should be integrated and explored more in mental health research among IDP and a clearly focused multidisciplinary approach is advocated. ..