A Community-Partnered, Participatory, Cluster-Randomized Study of Depression Care Quality Improvement: Three-Year Outcomes
A community coalition approach to depression care quality improvement may lead to better physical health-related quality of life and fewer behavioral health hospitalization nights.
Aug 23, 2017
Alleviation of major depression among a sample of Ugandans with HIV was associated with better work functioning, which suggests that integrating care for depression and HIV may improve the economic well-being of people living with HIV.
Mar 16, 2017
This report describes RAND Corporation work evaluating the psychometric characteristics of the Modified Bridges for Newborns, a screening tool to identify high-risk mothers in Los Angeles Count who are eligible for supportive services.
Feb 6, 2017
A Structured Protocol Model of Depression Care Versus Clinical Acumen: A Cluster Randomized Trial of the Effects on Depression Screening, Diagnostic Evaluation, and Treatment Uptake in Ugandan HIV Clinics
Trained lay workers and medical providers in Uganda were able to successfully implement depression screening, diagnosis, and treatment prescription when given training and ongoing supervision from mental health specialists.
Oct 18, 2016
Community Engagement Compared with Technical Assistance to Disseminate Depression Care Among Low-Income, Minority Women: A Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Study
Community engagement approaches to health and social programs may offer modest improvements on depression outcomes among low-income minority women.
Sep 13, 2016
Effects of Depression Alleviation on ART Adherence and HIV Clinic Attendance in Uganda, and the Mediating Roles of Self-Efficacy and Motivation
Alleviating depression in people living with HIV may improve their HIV care adherence and clinic attendance.
Aug 29, 2016
Vietnamese-American adolescents who feel a sense of family and filial obligation may be less likely to stigmatize people with depression and social anxiety.
Linkages Between Mental Health Need and Help-Seeking Behavior Among Adolescents: Moderating Role of Ethnicity and Cultural Values
This study examines the links between mental health need and help-seeking behavior among adolescents among ethinc minority groups.
Nov 12, 2015
Test of "Facilitation" Vs. "Proximal Process" Moderator Models for the Effects of Multisystemic Therapy on Adolescents with Severe Conduct Problem
The present study identified moderators of Multisystemic Therapy's (MST) effects on adolescent conduct problems, considering facilitation and proximal process moderation models.
Jul 17, 2015
Participation in Training for Depression Care Quality Improvement: A Randomized Trial of Community Engagement or Technical Support
Community engagement and planning (CEP) could improve dissemination of depression care quality improvement in underresourced communities, but whether its effects on provider training participation differ from those of standard technical assistance, or resources for services (RS), is unknown.
May 14, 2015
Effectiveness of Antidepressants and Predictors of Treatment Response for Depressed HIV Patients in Uganda
This study examined the effectiveness of antidepressant treatment and predictors of treatment response among depressed HIV patients in Uganda.
Jan 9, 2015
Depression is common among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and can have significant consequences for HIV disease progression, treatment response and prevention.
12-Month Outcomes of Community Engagement Versus Technical Assistance to Implement Depression Collaborative Care: A Partnered, Cluster, Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial
Depression collaborative care implementation using community engagement and planning (CEP) across programs improves 6-month client outcomes in minority communities, compared with technical assistance to individual programs (resources for services [RS]).
Nov 26, 2014
INtegration of DEPression Treatment Into HIV Care in Uganda (INDEPTH-Uganda): Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
The aims of this trial are to evaluate the implementation outcomes and cost-effectiveness of a task-shifting, protocolized model of antidepressant care for HIV clinics in Uganda.
Jun 1, 2014
The Vietnam Multicomponent Collaborative Care for Depression Program: Development of Depression Care for Low- and Middle-Income Nations
A collaborative care mental health initiative in Vietnam triumphed over social, cultural and system barriers.
Impact of Antidepressant Therapy on Cognitive Aspects of Work, Condom Use, and Psychosocial Well-Being Among HIV Clients in Uganda
The authors assessed the impact of antidepressant therapy on measures of work, condom use, and psychosocial well-being among depressed HIV clients in Uganda.
Collaborative care models, where care for chronic disease and mental health care are integrated and provided in the primary care setting, benefit patients, strengthen health care systems, and reduce costs.
May 1, 2013
Community-partnered Cluster-Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Community Engagement and Planning or Resources for Services to Address Depression Disparities
Depression contributes to disability and there are ethnic/racial disparities in access and outcomes of care.
Community-partnered Evaluation of Depression Services for Clients of Community-Based Agencies in Under-Resourced Communities in Los Angeles
There is substantial need for depression care among safety-net populations in Los Angeles. Many types of agencies provide care. Most depression services occur outside of primary care settings, emphasizing the need for care coordination.
A Qualitative Analysis of the Effects of Depression and Antidepressants on Physical and Work Functioning Among Antiretroviral Therapy Clients in Uganda
Depression plays a role in the deleterious effects of HIV on functioning, and antidepressant treatment provided alongside ART may serve to help individuals regain functioning, particularly employment.
Model for Sustainable Development of Child Mental Health Infrastructure in the LMIC World: Vietnam as a Case Example
Children and adolescents are among the highest need populations in regards to mental health support, especially in low and middle income countries (LMIC).
Building Capacity for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Delivery for Depression in Disaster-Impacted Contexts
Lessons learned from this model of implementation may help address barriers to disseminating evidence-based interventions in other low-resource, disaster-impacted community settings.
Jun 1, 2011
Partnered Evaluation of a Community Engagement Intervention: Use of a Kickoff Conference in a Randomized Trial for Depression Care Improvement in Underserved Communities
This article evaluates a community engagement strategy employed in the Community Partners in Care (CPIC) study, the first randomized controlled trial of the role of community engagement in adapting and implementing evidence-based depression care.
School-based program helps children cope with violence.
Dec 31, 2010
A patient questionnaire is a promising approach for assessing psychotherapy in quality improvement interventions.
May 1, 2010
Outcomes for Youths from Racial-Ethnic Minority Groups in a Quality Improvement Intervention for Depression Treatment
This study examined racial-ethnic differences in the impact of the Youth Partners in Care quality improvement intervention.
Providing Evidence-Based Practice to Ethnically Diverse Youths: Examples from the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) Program
Discusses implementing evidence-based treatments for ethnically diverse youths.