Wietse A Tol

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Research priorities for mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1001096. 2011
  2. pmc Relevance or excellence? Setting research priorities for mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:25-36. 2012
  3. pmc Resilience of refugees displaced in the developing world: a qualitative analysis of strengths and struggles of urban refugees in Nepal
    Fiona C Thomas
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Confl Health 5:20. 2011
  4. pmc Validation of cross-cultural child mental health and psychosocial research instruments: adapting the Depression Self-Rating Scale and Child PTSD Symptom Scale in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO Nepal, Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Psychiatry 11:127. 2011
  5. pmc Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and research
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Lancet 378:1581-91. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Developing a function impairment measure for children affected by political violence: a mixed methods approach in Indonesia
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:375-83. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Mediators and moderators of a psychosocial intervention for children affected by political violence
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Global Health Initiative, Yale University, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:818-28. 2010
  8. doi request reprint School-based mental health intervention for children affected by political violence in Indonesia: a cluster randomized trial
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Department of Public Health and Research, Tolstraat 127, 1074 VJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 300:655-62. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of a classroom-based psychosocial intervention in conflict-affected Nepal: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Mark J D Jordans
    HealthNet TPO, Department of Research and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:818-26. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Political violence and mental health: a multi-disciplinary review of the literature on Nepal
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 70:35-44. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Research priorities for mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1001096. 2011
    ..Wietse Tol and colleagues lay out a a consensus-based research agenda for mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings...
  2. pmc Relevance or excellence? Setting research priorities for mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:25-36. 2012
    ..Despite the emerging consensus on intervention strategies in humanitarian settings, the field of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian settings lacks a consensus-based research agenda...
  3. pmc Resilience of refugees displaced in the developing world: a qualitative analysis of strengths and struggles of urban refugees in Nepal
    Fiona C Thomas
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Confl Health 5:20. 2011
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  4. pmc Validation of cross-cultural child mental health and psychosocial research instruments: adapting the Depression Self-Rating Scale and Child PTSD Symptom Scale in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO Nepal, Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Psychiatry 11:127. 2011
    ..Alternative procedures are needed to validate instruments in these settings...
  5. pmc Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and research
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Lancet 378:1581-91. 2011
    ..Overall, research and evidence focuses on interventions that are infrequently implemented, whereas the most commonly used interventions have had little rigorous scrutiny...
  6. doi request reprint Developing a function impairment measure for children affected by political violence: a mixed methods approach in Indonesia
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:375-83. 2011
    ..We developed a procedure to construct child function impairment rating scales using resources available in low- and middle-income countries...
  7. doi request reprint Mediators and moderators of a psychosocial intervention for children affected by political violence
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Global Health Initiative, Yale University, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:818-28. 2010
    ..The authors examined moderators and mediators of a school-based psychosocial intervention for children affected by political violence, according to an ecological resilience theoretical framework...
  8. doi request reprint School-based mental health intervention for children affected by political violence in Indonesia: a cluster randomized trial
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Department of Public Health and Research, Tolstraat 127, 1074 VJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 300:655-62. 2008
    ..Childhood mental health problems are difficult to address in situations of ongoing poverty and political instability...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of a classroom-based psychosocial intervention in conflict-affected Nepal: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Mark J D Jordans
    HealthNet TPO, Department of Research and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:818-26. 2010
    ..However, resources and evidence for adequate interventions are scarce for children in low- and middle-income countries. This study evaluated a school-based psychosocial intervention in conflict-affected, rural Nepal...
  10. doi request reprint Political violence and mental health: a multi-disciplinary review of the literature on Nepal
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 70:35-44. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Brief multi-disciplinary treatment for torture survivors in Nepal: a naturalistic comparative study
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Department of Public Health and Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:39-56. 2009
    ..Little is known about the effectiveness of treatment for torture survivors in low-income settings. Multi-disciplinary treatment is an often used approach for this target group...
  12. doi request reprint Development and validation of the child psychosocial distress screener in Burundi
    Mark J D Jordans
    Department of Public Health and Research, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:290-9. 2008
    ..Because of brevity and the ability to be administered by nonspecialists, the CPDS can be an appropriate instrument to screen large populations of conflict-affected children...
  13. pmc Implementation of a mental health care package for children in areas of armed conflict: a case study from burundi, indonesia, Nepal, sri lanka, and Sudan
    Mark J D Jordans
    Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001371. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of a brief training on mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies: a pre- and post-assessment in Nepal
    Mark J D Jordans
    Department of Research and Development, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:235-8. 2012
    ..A principal strategy for the integration of mental health and psychosocial support in emergency settings is the training of front-line workers in international consensus-based guidelines...
  15. pmc Reintegration of child soldiers in Burundi: a tracer study
    Mark J D Jordans
    Department of Research and Development, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:905. 2012
    ..Substantial attention and resources are aimed at the reintegration of child soldiers, yet rigorous evaluations are rare...
  16. pmc Outcomes and moderators of a preventive school-based mental health intervention for children affected by war in Sri Lanka: a cluster randomized trial
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    World Psychiatry 11:114-22. 2012
    ..However, they may undermine natural recovery for others. Further research is necessary to examine how gender, age and current war-related experiences contribute to differential intervention effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disability associated with psychiatric symptoms among torture survivors in rural Nepal
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Department of Public Health and Research, Tolstraat 127, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:463-9. 2007
    ..Implications for refugees in Western settings are discussed. Complexity of the mental status of torture survivors indicates multidisciplinary treatment...
  18. pmc Suicide in South Asia: a scoping review
    Mark J D Jordans
    Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 14:358. 2014
    ..In low- and middle income settings, it is difficult to find unequivocal data to establish suicide rates. The objective of this review is to synthesize the reporting of suicide incidence in six south Asian countries...
  19. pmc Development of a multi-layered psychosocial care system for children in areas of political violence
    Mark Jd Jordans
    Department of Research and Development, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:15. 2010
    ..The paper aims to contribute to bridge the divide in the literature between guidelines, consensus & research and clinical practice in the field of psychosocial and mental health care in low- and middle-income countries...
  20. doi request reprint Group therapy with male asylum seekers and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder: a controlled comparison cohort study of three day-treatment programs
    Boris Drožđek
    Psychotrauma Centrum Zuid Nederland, Reinier van Arkel groep, Bethaniestraat 10, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:758-65. 2012
    ..The trauma-focused day-treatment group seems a promising approach for treatment of PTSD among asylum seekers and refugees in industrialized settings...