Publications by authors named "Neerja Chowdhary"

23Publications

Developing competencies for the WHO mhGAP Intervention Guide Version 2.0 training package.

World Psychiatry 2020 Jun;19(2):248-249

Brain Health Unit, Department of Men-tal Health and Substance Use, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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June 2020

Internet-based behavioural activation with lay counsellor support versus online minimal psychoeducation without support for treatment of depression: a randomised controlled trial in Indonesia.

Lancet Psychiatry 2018 09 11;5(9):707-716. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands; Amsterdam University Medical Centres, Department of Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Probability of major depression diagnostic classification using semi-structured versus fully structured diagnostic interviews.

Br J Psychiatry 2018 06 2;212(6):377-385. Epub 2018 May 2.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research,Jewish General Hospital,Montréal,Québec,CanadaandDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health,Department of Medicine,Department of Psychology,Department of Psychiatry, andDepartment of Educational and Counselling Psychology,McGill University,Montréal, Québec,Canada.

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June 2018

Cultural Adaptation of Minimally Guided Interventions for Common Mental Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

JMIR Ment Health 2016 Sep 26;3(3):e44. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

Institute of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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September 2016

The Healthy Activity Program lay counsellor delivered treatment for severe depression in India: systematic development and randomised evaluation.

Br J Psychiatry 2016 Apr 22;208(4):381-8. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

Neerja Chowdhary, MD, Sangath, Goa, India and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Arpita Anand, MSc, MA, Sangath, Goa, India; Sona Dimidjian, PhD, University of Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, USA; Sachin Shinde, MPA, Sangath, Goa, India; Benedict Weobong, PhD, Sangath, Goa, India and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Madhumitha Balaji, MSc, Sangath, Goa, India; Steve D. Hollon, PhD, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Atif Rahman, PhD, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK; G. Terence Wilson, PhD, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA; Helena Verdeli, PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA; Ricardo Araya, PhD, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Michael King, PhD, University College, London, UK; Mark J. D. Jordans, PhD, King's College, London, UK; Christopher Fairburn, PhD, Oxford University, Oxford, UK; Betty Kirkwood, PhD, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Vikram Patel, FMedSi, Sangath, Goa, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK

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April 2016

Improving the scalability of psychological treatments in developing countries: an evaluation of peer-led therapy quality assessment in Goa, India.

Behav Res Ther 2014 Sep 30;60:53-9. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

Sangath, H No 451 (168), Survey No 50/31, Succour, Porvorim, Bardez, Goa 403501, India; Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E7HT, United Kingdom; Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Theory of Change: a theory-driven approach to enhance the Medical Research Council's framework for complex interventions.

Trials 2014 Jul 5;15:267. Epub 2014 Jul 5.

Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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July 2014

Using consumer perspectives to inform the cultural adaptation of psychological treatments for depression: a mixed methods study from South Asia.

J Affect Disord 2014 Jul 1;163:88-101. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Sangath Centre, 841/1 Alto-Porvorim, Sangath, Goa 403521, India; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7H, UK. Electronic address:

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July 2014

The content and delivery of psychological interventions for perinatal depression by non-specialist health workers in low and middle income countries: a systematic review.

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2014 Jan 2;28(1):113-33. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

Sangath, 841/1, Alto Porvorim - Goa 403511, India; The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. Electronic address:

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January 2014

Improving access to psychological treatments: lessons from developing countries.

Behav Res Ther 2011 Sep 7;49(9):523-8. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

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September 2011

Detection of common mental disorder and alcohol use disorders in HIV infected people: A validation study in Goa, India.

Asian J Psychiatr 2010 Sep 6;3(3):130-3. Epub 2010 Sep 6.

Sangath, 841/1 Alto Porvorim, Bardez, Goa 403521, India.

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September 2010

Packages of care for depression in low- and middle-income countries.

PLoS Med 2009 Oct 6;6(10):e1000159. Epub 2009 Oct 6.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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October 2009