Psychotropic drugs in Nepal: perceptions on use and supply chain management

Nawaraj Upadhaya, Mark J.D. Jordans, Dristy Gurung, Ruja Pokhrel, Ramesh P. Adhikari and Ivan H. Komproe Globalization and Health Published on: 24 January 2018

Reducing stigma among healthcare providers to improve mental health services (RESHAPE): protocol for a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial of a stigma reduction intervention for training primary healthcare workers in Nepal

Brandon A. Kohrt, Mark J. D. Jordans, Elizabeth L. Turner, Kathleen J. Sikkema, Nagendra P. Luitel, Sauharda Rai, Daisy R. Singla, Jagannath Lamichhane, Crick Lund and Vikram Patel Pilot and Feasibility Studies Published on: 24 January 2018

Elucidating adolescent aspirational models for the design of public mental health interventions: a mixed-method study in rural Nepal.

Sauharda Rai, Safar Bikram Adhikari, Nanda Raj Acharya, Bonnie N. Kaiser, Brandon A. Kohrt Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Published on: 21 December 2017

Evaluation of outcomes for psychosis and epilepsy treatments delivered by primary health care workers in Nepal: a cohort study

Jordans MJD, Aldridge L, Luitel NP, Baingana F, Kohrt BA. International Journal of Mental Health Systems Published on: 25 November 2017

Situational analysis to inform development of primary care and community-based mental health services for severe mental disorders in Nepal

Angdembe M., Kohrt B.A., Jordans M., Rimal D., Luitel N.P. International Journal of Mental Health Systems Published on: 15 November 2017

Service user and care-giver involvement in mental health system strengthening in low- and middle-income countries: A cross-country qualitative study

Lempp H, Abayneh S, Gurung D, Kola L, Abdulmalik J, Evans-Lacko S, Semrau M, Alem A, Thornicroft G, Hanlon C. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences Published on: 08 November 2017

Resilience among Nepali widows after the death of a spouse: “That was my past and now I have to see my present”

Hendrickson Z.M., Kim J., Tol W.A., Shrestha A., Kafle H.M., Luitel N.P., Thapa L., Surkan P.J. Qualitative Health Research Published on: 7 November 2017

Treatment gap and barriers for mental health care: A cross-sectional community survey in Nepal

Luitel NP, Jordans MJD, Kohrt BA, Rathod SD, Komproe IH. PLOS ONE Published on: 17 August 2017

Current situations and future directions for mental health system governance in Nepal: findings from a qualitative study

Upadhaya N, Jordans MJD, Pokhrel R, Gurung D, Adhikari RP, Petersen I, Komproe IH International Journal of Mental Health Systems Published on: 8 June 2017

Proactive community case-finding to facilitate treatment seeking for mental disorders, Nepal

Jordans MJD, Kohrt B, Luitel NP, Lund C, Komproe IH Bulletin of the World Health Organization Published on: 25 April 2017

Service user and care giver involvement in mental health system strengthening in Nepal: a qualitative study on barriers and facilitating factors

Gurung D, Upadhyaya N, Magar J, Giri NP, Hanlon C, Jordans MJD International Journal of Mental Health Systems Published on: 19 April 2017

Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder and Culture: Early and Prolonged Grief in Nepali Widows

Kim J, Tol WA, Shrestha A, Kafle HM, Rayamajhi R, Luitel NP, Thapa L, Surkan PJ Psychiatry Published on: 14 April 2017

Suicidal ideation and behaviour among community and health care seeking populations in five low- and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional study

Jordans M, Rathod S, Fekadu A, Medhin G, Kigozi F, Kohrt B, Luitel N, Petersen I, Shidhaye R, Ssebunnya J, Patel V, Lund C. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences Published on: 16 February 2017

Prevalence and correlates of hazardous alcohol use and co-occurring mental health problems in Nepal following the 2015 earthquakes

Kane JC, Luitel N, Jordans MJD, Kohrt BA, Greene MC, Tol WA Drug and Alcohol Dependence Published on: 1 February 2017

Partnerships in mental healthcare service delivery in low-resource settings: developing an innovative network in rural Nepal

Acharya B, Maru D, Schwarz R, Citrin D, Tenpa J, Hirachan S, Basnet M, Thapa P, Swar S, Halliday S, Kohrt B, Luitel NP, Hung E, Gauchan B, Pokharel R, Ekstrand M Globalization and Health Published on: 13 January 2017

Mental health and psychosocial problems in the aftermath of Nepal earthquakes: Findings from a representative cluster sample survey

Kane JC, Luitel NP, Jordans MJD, Kohrt B, Weissbecker I, Tol WA. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences Published on: 9 January 2017

Health and Social Vulnerability of Adolescents in Nepal

Adhikari RP, Upadhaya N, Pokhrel R, Suwal BR, Shrestha MP and Subedi PK SM Journal of Public Health Epidemiology Published on: 27 October, 2017

Information systems for mental health in six low and middle income countries: cross country situation analysis

Upadhaya N, Jordans MJD, Abdulmalik J, Ahuja S, Alem A, Hanlon C, Kigozi F, Kizza D, Lund C, Semrau M, Shidhaye R, Thornicroft G, Komproe IH, Gureje O. International Journal of Mental Health Systems Published on: 26 September 2016

Development process of an assessment tool for disruptive behavior problems in cross-cultural settings: the Disruptive Behavior International Scale–Nepal version (DBIS-N)

Burkey, M. D., Ghimire, L., Adhikari, R. P., Kohrt, B. A., Jordans, M. J., Haroz, E. E., & Wissow, L. S. (2016). International journal of culture and mental health Published on: 14 September 2016

Recruitment of child soldiers in Nepal: Mental health status and risk factors for voluntary participation of youth in armed groups

Kohrt, B. A., Yang, M., Rai, S., Bhardwaj, A., Tol, W. A., & Jordans, M. J. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology Published on: 1 August 2016

Psychological resilience and the gene regulatory impact of posttraumatic stress in Nepali child soldiers

Kohrt BA, Worthman CM, Adhikari RP, Luitel NP, Arevalo JM, Ma J, et al Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Published on: 19 July 2016

The ecocultural context and child behavior problems: A qualitative analysis in rural Nepal.

Burkey, M. D., Ghimire, L., Adhikari, R. P., Wissow, L. S., Jordans, M. J., & Kohrt, B. A. Social Science & Medicine Published on: 3 May 2016

Indicators for routine monitoring of effective mental healthcare coverage in low-and middle income settings: a Delphi study

Jordans, M. J., Chisholm, D., Semrau, M., Upadhaya, N., Abdulmalik, J., Ahuja, S., & Petersen, I. Health policy and planning Published on: 23 April 2016

Mental health problems in the aftermath of earthquake in Nepal

Luitel NP, Kene J, Jordans M, Kohrt B, Tol W. European Psychiatry Published on: March 2016

Maternal mental health in primary care in five low- and middle-income countries: a situational analysis

Baron EC, Hanlon C, Mall S, Honikman S, Breuer E, Kathreen T, Luitel NP, Nakku J et al.  BMC Health Services Research Published on: 16 February 2016

Development and pilot testing of a mental healthcare plan in Nepal

Jordans MJD, Luitel NP, Pokhrel P, Patel V.  The British Journal of Psychiatry Published on: 4 January 2016

Estimating the cost of implementing district mental healthcare plans in five low- and middle-income countries: the PRIME study

Chisholm D, Burman-Roy S, Fekadu A, Kathree T, Kizza D, Luitel NP, Petersen I, Shidhaye R et al. The British Journal of Psychiatry Published on: 4 January 2016

Accuracy of proactive case finding for mental disorders by community informants in Nepal

Jordans MJD, Kohrt BA, Luitel NP, Komproe IH, Lund C. The British Journal of Psychiatry Published on: 1 December 2015

Stakeholder analysis of the Programme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME): Baseline findings

Makan A, Fekadu A, Murhar V, Luitel N, Kathree T, Ssebunya J, Lund C. International Journal of Mental Health Systems Published on: 8 July 2015

Strengthening mental health systems in low- and middle-income countries: the EMERALD programme

Semrau M, Evans-Lacko S, Alem A, Ayuso-Mateos JL, Chisholm D, Gureje O, Hanlon C, Jordans M, Kigozi F, Lempp H, Lund C, Petersen I, Shidhaye R, Thornicroft G. BMC Medicine Published on: 10 April 2015

Therapist competence in global mental health: Development of the Enhancing Assessment of Common Therapeutic factors (ENACT) rating scale

Kohrt BA, Jordans MJD, Rai S, Shrestha P, Luitel NP, Ramaiya MK, Singla DR, Patel V. Behaviour Research and Therapy Published on: 24 March 2015

Mental Health Care in Nepal: Current Situation and Challenges for Development of a District Mental Health Care Plan

Luitel NP, Jordans MJD, Adhikari A, Upadhaya N et al. (2015). Conflict and Health Published on: 6 February 2015

Suicide in South Asia: a scoping review

Jordans, M.J.D., Kaufman, A., Brenman, N.F., Adhikari, R. P., Luitel, N. P., Tol, W. A. & Komproe, I. BMC Psychiatry Published on: 24 December 2014

The role of mental health and psychosocial support non-governmental organizations: reflections from post conflict Nepal

Upadhaya, N., Luitel, N.P., Koirala, S., Adhikari, R.P., Gurung, D., Shrestha, P., Tol, W.A., Kohrt, B. A. & Jordans, M. J.D. Intervention Published on: December 2014

Designing mental health interventions informed by child development and human biology theory: A social ecology intervention for child soldiers in Nepal

Kohrt, B.A., Jordans, M.J.D., Koirala, S., Worthman, C.M. American Journal of Human Biology Published on: 7 November 2014

Protective and risk factors of psychosocial wellbeing related to the reintegration of former child soldiers in Nepal

Adhikari, R. P., Kohrt, B. A., Luitel, N.P., Upadhaya, N., Gurung, D. & Jordans, M.J.D. (2014). Intervention Published on: November 2014

Demand and access to mental health services: a qualitative formative study in Nepal

Brenman, N. F., Luitel, N. P., Mall, S., Jordans, M. J. D. BMC International Health and Human Rights Published on: 2 August 2014

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

Mendenhall, E., De Silva, M. J., Hanlon, C., Petersen, I., Shidhye, R., Jordans, M. J. D., Luitel, N. P., Ssebunnya, J., Fekadu, A., Patel, V., Tomlinson, M., Lund, C. Social Science & Medicine Published on: 29 July 2014

Authorship in Global Mental Health Research: Recommendations for Collaborative Approaches to Writing and Publishing

Kohrt, B.A., Upadhaya, N., Luitel, N.P., Maharjan, S.M, Kaiser, B.N., MacFarlane, E. K., Khan, N. Annals of Global Health Published on: 30 April 2014

Using workshops to develop theories of change in five low and middle income countries: lessons from the Programme for improving mental health care (PRIME)

Breuer, E., De Silva, M. J., Fekadu, A., Luitel, N. P., Murhar, V., Nakku, J., Petersen, I., Lund, C. (2014). International Journal of Mental Health Systems Published on: 30 April 2014

Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing Integrated Mental Health Care: A District Level Situation Analysis from Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Hanlon, C., Luitel, N. P., Kathree, T., Murhar, V., Shrivasta, S., et al. PLoS ONE Published on: 18 February 2014

Setting priorities for mental health care in Nepal: a formative study

Jordans MJD, Luitel NP, Tomlinson M, Komproe IH. BMC Psychiatry Published on: 5 December 2013

Impact of Peer Support on PTSD, Hope, and Functional Impairment: A Mixed-Methods Study of Child Soldiers in Nepal

Morley, C.A., & Kohrt, B. A. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma Published on: 4 September 2013

Social ecology interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder: what can we learn from child soldiers?

Kohrt, B. British Journal for Psychiatry Published on: 2 September 2013

Psychosocial support system for Bhutanese refugees in Nepal

Reiffers, R., Dahal, R.P., Koirala, S., Gerritzen, R., Upadhaya, N., Luitel, N. Bhattarai, S. & Jordans, M.J.D.  Intervention Published on: July 2013

Prevalence and Patterns of Hazardous and Harmful Alcohol Consumption Assessed Using the AUDIT among Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal

Luitel NP, Jordans MJD, Murphy A, Roberts B, McCambridge J Alcohol and Alcoholism Published on: 25 February 2013

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

Jordans MJD, Tol WA, Susanty D, Ntamatumba P, Luitel NP, et al. PLoS Medicine Published on: 15 January 2013

PRIME: A programme to reduce the treatment gap for mental disorders in five low and middle-income countries

Lund, C., Tomlinson, M., De Silva, M., Fekadu, A., Shidhaye, R., Jordans, M.J.D., Petersen, I., Bhana, A., Kigozi, F., Prince, M., Thornicroft G., Hanlon, C., Kakuma, R., McDaid, D., Saxena, S., Chisholm, S., Raja, S., Kippen-Wood, S., Honikman, S., Fairall, L. & Vikram Patel. PLoS Medicine Published on: 27 December 2012

Research review: Psychosocial adjustment and mental health in former child soldiers – a systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future research

Betancourt, T.S., Borisova, I., Williams, T.P., Meyers-Ohki, S.E., Rubin-Smith, J.E., Annan, J., &Kohrt, B.A. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Published on: 17 December 2012

A prospective study of political violence and mental health in Nepal

Kohrt, B., Hruschka, D., Worthman, C., Kunz, R., Baldwin, J. Upadhaya, N., Acharya, N, Koirala, S., Thapa, S., Tol, W., Jordans, M.J.D., Rodkin, N., Sharma, V. & Nepal, M. British Journal of Psychiatry Published on: October 2012

Role of perceived needs in explaining the association between past trauma exposure and distress in humanitarian settings in Jordan and Nepal

Jordans, M.J.D., Semrau, M., Thornicroft , G. & van Ommeren, M. British Journal of Psychiatry Published on: 1 October 2012

The Development and Psychometric Properties of the Humanitarian Emergency Settings Perceived Needs (HESPER) Scale

Semrau, M., van Ommeren, M., Blagescu, M., Griekspoor, A., Howard, L.M., Jordans, M.J.D., Lempp, H., Marini, A., Pedersen, J., Pilott e, I., Slade, M. & Thornicroft , G. American Journal of Public Health Published on: 12 September 2012

Conflict and mental health – Cross sectional epidemiological study in Nepal

Luitel NP, Jordans MJD, Sapkota RP, Tol WA, Kohrt BA, Thapa SB, Komproe IH, Sharma B. Social Psychiatry Psychiatric Epidemiology Published on: 10 July 2012

Evaluation of a brief training on mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies: a pre and post assessment in Nepal

Jordans, M.J.D., Luitel, N.P., Poudyal, B., Tol, W.A. & Komproe, I.H. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Published on: 13 June 2012

Reasons for non- use of condoms and self- efficacy among female sex workers: a qualitative study in Nepal

Ghimire L, Smith WCS, Teijlingen ERV, Dahal S, Luitel NP BMC Women’s Health Published on: 26 September 2011

Resilience of refugees displaced in the developing world: a qualitative analysis of strengths and struggles of urban refugees in Nepal

Thomas FC, Roberts B, Luitel NP, Upadhaya N and Tol W.A. Conflict and Health Published on: 24 September 2011

Social ecology of child soldiers: Child, family, and community determinants of mental health, psychosocial wellbeing, and reintegration in Nepal

Kohrt, B.A., Jordans, M.J.D., Tol, W.A., Perrera, E., Karki, R., Koirala, S. & Upadhaya, N. Transcultural Psychiatry Published on: November 18, 2010

Four principles of mental health research and psychosocial intervention for child soldiers: lessons learned in Nepal

Kohrt B.A., Jordans M.J.D., Morley C.A. International Psychiatry Published on: July 2010

Introducing the IASC Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Guidelines in Emergencies in Nepal: A process description

Jordans, M.J.D., Upadhaya, N., Tol, W., Shrestha, P., Doucet, J., Gurung, R., Aguettant, J., Mahat, P., Shah, S., Adhikari, D., Sharma, K. P., Sherchan, S., Maharjan, R., Kunwar, A., Regmi, I. R., Shyangwa, P., Melville, A. & van Ommeren, M. Intervention Published on: March 2010

Evaluation of a classroom-based psychosocial intervention in conflict-affected Nepal: A cluster randomized controlled trial

Jordans M.J.D., Komproe I.H., Tol W.A., Kohrt B.A., Luitel N.P., Macy R.D., Jong J.T.V.M. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Published on: 21 January 2010

Political violence and mental health: A multi-disciplinary review of the literature in Nepal

Tol W.A., Kohrt B.A., Jordans M.J.D., Thapa S.B., Pettigrew J., Upadhaya N., Jong J.T.V.M. Social Science & Medicine Published on: 14 October 2009

Culture in psychiatric epidemiology: Using ethnography and multiple mediator models to assess the relationship of caste with depression and anxiety in Nepal

Kohrt B.A., Speckman R.A., Kunz R.D., Baldwin J.L., Upadhaya N., Acharya N.R., Sharma V.D., Nepal M.K., Worthman C.M. Annals of human biology Published on: 9 July 2009

Brief multi-disciplinary treatment for torture survivors in Nepal: A naturalistic effectiveness study

Tol, W.A., Komproe, I.H., Jordans, M.J.D., Sharma, B. & de Jong, J.T.V.M. International Journal of Social Psychiatry ; Published on: 1 January 2009

Navigating diagnoses: Understanding mind-body relations, mental health, and stigma in Nepal

Kohrt, B.A. & Harper, I. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry Published on: 11 September 2008

Comparison of mental health between former child soldiers and children never conscripted by armed groups in Nepal

Kohrt B.A., Jordans M.J.D., Tol W.A., Speckman R.A., Maharjan S.M., Worthman C.M., Komproe I.H. Journal of the American Medical Association Published on: 13 August 2008

Disability associated with psychiatric symptoms among torture survivors in rural Nepal

Tol, W.A., Komproe, I.H., Thapa, S.B., Jordans, M.J.D., Sharma, B. & de Jong, J.T. M. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Published on: June 2007

Psychosocial counselling in Nepal: Perspectives of counsellors and beneficiaries

Jordans, M.J.D., Keen, A.S., Joshi, H. & Tol, W.A. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling : Published on: 9 February 2007

Cultural challenges to psychosocial counselling in Nepal

Tol, W.A., Jordans, M.J.D., Regmi, S. & Sharma, B. Transcultural Psychiatry Published on: 1 June 2005

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