P A Bolton
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: a randomized controlled trialPaul 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...
- Task sharing of a psychological intervention for maternal depression in Khayelitsha, South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialCrick 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...
- Building capacity in mental health interventions in low resource countries: an apprenticeship model for training local providersLaura 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:..
- Validation of the UCLA Child Post traumatic stress disorder-reaction index in ZambiaLaura 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:..
- Expanding the scope of humanitarian program evaluationPaul 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...
- Interventions for depression symptoms among adolescent survivors of war and displacement in northern Uganda: a randomized controlled trialPaul 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...
- Communicating across cultures: improving translation to improve complex emergency program effectivenessP 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...
- Assessing local instrument reliability and validity: a field-based example from northern UgandaTheresa 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...
- A qualitative study of mental health problems among children displaced by war in northern UgandaTheresa 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...
- Local perceptions of the mental health effects of the Uganda acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemicChristopher 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...
- Assessment of depression prevalence in rural Uganda using symptom and function criteriaPaul 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...
- Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: 6-month outcomes: randomised controlled trialJudith 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....
- An alternative approach to cross-cultural function assessmentPaul 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...
- Prevalence of depression in rural Rwanda based on symptom and functional criteriaPaul 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...
- Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed youth in IDP camps in Northern Uganda: adaptation and trainingHelen 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...
- Becoming responsible in a "socially seismic" environment: mental health as a marker of community recoveryFrederick M Burkle
Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:73-4. 2008
- Mental health in postwar afghanistanPaul Bolton
JAMA 292:626-8. 2004
- Treating depression in the developing worldVikram Patel
Trop Med Int Health 9:539-41. 2004