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Community perceptions of barriers to management of chronic psychotic disorders and knowledge and attitudes about long-acting injectable antipsychotic medication: qualitative study in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

BJPsych Open 2020 Mar 11;6(2):e27. Epub 2020 Mar 11.

Department of Psychiatry and Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2020.4DOI Listing
March 2020

Depression and Sexual Trauma Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in HIV-Prevention Research in Tanzania.

Matern Child Health J 2020 Jan 28. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, 310 Trent Drive, Durham, NC, 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-020-02888-5DOI Listing
January 2020

The value of hope: development and validation of a contextual measure of hope among people living with HIV in urban Tanzania a mixed methods exploratory sequential study.

BMC Psychol 2020 Jan 29;8(1). Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Muhimbili, University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40359-020-0376-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6988347PMC
January 2020

How Alcohol, Space, and Time Influence Young People's Sexual Encounters in Tanzania: A Qualitative Analysis.

Arch Sex Behav 2019 08 10;48(6):1847-1857. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1311-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6669242PMC
August 2019

The influence of alcohol outlet density and advertising on youth drinking in urban Tanzania.

Health Place 2019 07 11;58:102141. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.05.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6708451PMC
July 2019

Intimate Partner Violence, Depression, and Child Growth and Development.

Pediatrics 2018 07 11;142(1). Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-3457DOI Listing
July 2018

Hopefulness Fosters Affective and Cognitive Constructs for Actions to Cope and Enhance Quality of Life among People Living with HIV in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 2017 Mar/Apr;16(2):140-148. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

1 Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2325957414539195
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2325957414539195DOI Listing
December 2017

Depression at antiretroviral therapy initiation and clinical outcomes among a cohort of Tanzanian women living with HIV.

AIDS 2017 01;31(2):263-271

aDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bDepartment of Psychiatry and Mental Health cDepartment of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania dDepartment of Epidemiology eDepartment of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA fDepartment of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania gDepartment of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000001323DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5177498PMC
January 2017

Parenting practices and styles associated with adolescent sexual health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

AIDS Care 2016 11 2;28(11):1467-72. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

b Department of Health Promotion and Health Education , Maastricht University , Maastricht , The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2016.1191598DOI Listing
November 2016

Violence and health: implications of the 2030 Agenda for South-North collaboration.

Int J Public Health 2016 Nov 22;61(8):861-862. Epub 2016 Oct 22.

Law and Psychiatry Division, Yale University, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT, 06519, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00038-016-0894-9DOI Listing
November 2016

Prevalence of Hypertension and Its Associated Risk Factors among 34,111 HAART Naïve HIV-Infected Adults in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Int J Hypertens 2016 30;2016:5958382. Epub 2016 Oct 30.

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Nutrition, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5958382DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5107235PMC
October 2016

Association of maternal depression and infant nutritional status among women living with HIV in Tanzania.

Matern Child Nutr 2016 07 8;12(3):603-13. Epub 2014 Nov 8.

Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12154DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6240341PMC
July 2016

Sociocognitive Predictors of Condom Use and Intentions Among Adolescents in Three Sub-Saharan Sites.

Arch Sex Behav 2016 Feb 30;45(2):353-65. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, POB 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-015-0525-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4706577PMC
February 2016

Adolescents' Communication with Parents, Other Adult Family Members and Teachers on Sexuality: Effects of School-Based Interventions in South Africa and Tanzania.

AIDS Behav 2015 Dec;19(12):2162-76

Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, P.O. Box 19070, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-015-1019-9DOI Listing
December 2015

Social Cognition Variables and Victimization as Predictors of Sexual Debut Among Adolescents in South Africa and Tanzania: A Multi-group SEM Analysis.

AIDS Behav 2015 Dec;19(12):2141-51

Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-015-1087-xDOI Listing
December 2015

The prevalence of mental health morbidity and its associated factors among women attending a prenatal clinic in Tanzania.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2015 Sep 10;130(3):261-5. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

Department of Psychiatry, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.04.032DOI Listing
September 2015

Care for bipolar disorder in LMICs needs evidence from local settings.

Lancet Psychiatry 2015 Sep;2(9):772-3

Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00222-9DOI Listing
September 2015

"Bend a fish when the fish is not yet dry": adolescent boys' perceptions of sexual risk in Tanzania.

Arch Sex Behav 2015 Apr 13;44(3):583-95. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Room 537, 722 W. 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-014-0406-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4359081PMC
April 2015

Mental health screenings for couples at churches in Nigeria: a strategy for enhancing community-based maternal mental health services in low-resource settings.

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2015 Mar 20;50(3):497-9. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Box 90392, Durham, NC, 27708, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-014-0988-8DOI Listing
March 2015

Mortality and treatment failure among HIV-infected adults in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 2012 Sep-Oct;11(5):296-304. Epub 2011 Jun 14.

1Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545109711406733DOI Listing
February 2014

Boys' and young men's perspectives on violence in Northern Tanzania.

Cult Health Sex 2013 15;15(6):695-709. Epub 2013 Apr 15.

Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2013.779031DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3687016PMC
February 2014

Dynamics of parent-adolescent communication on sexual health and HIV/AIDS in Tanzania.

AIDS Behav 2014 Jan;18 Suppl 1:S69-74

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Off United Nations Road, P. O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-013-0634-6DOI Listing
January 2014

Grand challenges: Improving HIV treatment outcomes by integrating interventions for co-morbid mental illness.

PLoS Med 2013 21;10(5):e1001447. Epub 2013 May 21.

School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001447DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3660252PMC
October 2013

Condom use and sexuality communication with adults: a study among high school students in South Africa and Tanzania.

BMC Public Health 2013 Sep 23;13:874. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), P,O, Box 27691-00506, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-874DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4016546PMC
September 2013

Cancer and the 'other' noncommunicable chronic diseases in older people living with HIV/AIDS in resource-limited settings: a challenge to success.

AIDS 2012 Jul;26 Suppl 1:S65-75

Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0b013e328355ab72DOI Listing
July 2012

Health-care worker engagement in HIV-related quality improvement in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Int J Qual Health Care 2011 Jun 26;23(3):231-8. Epub 2011 Mar 26.

Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzr006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3092691PMC
June 2011

An HIV/AIDS knowledge scale for adolescents: item response theory analyses based on data from a study in South Africa and Tanzania.

Health Educ Res 2011 Apr 21;26(2):212-24. Epub 2011 Jan 21.

Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/her/cyq086DOI Listing
April 2011

Stress, motivation and professional satisfaction among health care workers in HIV/AIDS care and treatment centers in urban Tanzania: a cross-sectional study.

East Afr J Public Health 2011 Mar;8(1):17-24

MUHAS-Harvard School of Public Health, Dar es Salaam City Council (MDH) HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Program, 477A Mindu street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3580277PMC
March 2011

Cross-cultural adaptation of the Child Depression Inventory for use in Tanzania with children affected by HIV.

Vulnerable Child Youth Stud 2010 Jun;5(2):174-187

USC School of Social Work, 669 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17450121003668343DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2929967PMC
June 2010

Prevalence of depression and anxiety disorders in HIV-positive outpatients in rural Tanzania.

AIDS Care 2010 Apr;22(4):415-9

The Chancellor's Building, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540120903253981DOI Listing
April 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000159DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2747016PMC
October 2009

Determinants of condom use among antenatal clinic attendees in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

East Afr J Public Health 2009 Aug;6(2):175-83

Department of Community Health, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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August 2009

Development and test-retest reliability of a research instrument designed to evaluate school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in South Africa and Tanzania.

Scand J Public Health 2009 Jun;37 Suppl 2:7-15

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1403494809103995DOI Listing
June 2009

Parental education as an indicator of socioeconomic status: improving quality of data by requiring consistency across measurement occasions.

Scand J Public Health 2009 Jun 7;37 Suppl 2:16-27. Epub 2008 Mar 7.

Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway, Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1403494808086917DOI Listing
June 2009

Teachers' confidence in teaching HIV/AIDS and sexuality in South African and Tanzanian schools.

Scand J Public Health 2009 Jun;37 Suppl 2:55-64

Centre for Prevention of Global Infections, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1403494808095085DOI Listing
June 2009

Dating violence among school students in Tanzania and South Africa: prevalence and socio-demographic variations.

Scand J Public Health 2009 Jun;37 Suppl 2:75-86

Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1403494808091343DOI Listing
June 2009

Correlates of intention to use condoms among Sub-Saharan African youth: the applicability of the theory of planned behaviour.

Scand J Public Health 2009 Jun;37 Suppl 2:87-91

Department of Work & Social Psychology and Department of Health Education & Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1403494808090632DOI Listing
June 2009

Social and cognitive variables predicting voluntary HIV counseling and testing among Tanzanian medical students.

Patient Educ Couns 2009 Apr 31;75(1):135-40. Epub 2008 Oct 31.

VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2008.08.022DOI Listing
April 2009

Parents' and teachers' communication about HIV and sex in relation to the timing of sexual initiation among young adolescents in Tanzania.

Scand J Public Health 2008 Nov;36(8):879-88

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1403494808094243DOI Listing
November 2008

Detecting depressive disorder with the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 in Tanzania.

Int J Soc Psychiatry 2008 Jan;54(1):7-20

Yale University School of Medicine, Division of Law and Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06519, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020764006074995DOI Listing
January 2008

Detecting depressive disorder with a 19-item local instrument in Tanzania.

Int J Soc Psychiatry 2008 Jan;54(1):21-33

Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020764006075024DOI Listing
January 2008

Harm reduction in Tanzania: an urgent need for multisectoral intervention.

Int J Drug Policy 2007 May 6;18(3):155-9. Epub 2007 Jun 6.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2007.05.001DOI Listing
May 2007

Evidence of a substantial decline in prevalence of HIV-1 infection among pregnant women: data from 1995 to 2003 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Scand J Public Health 2006 ;34(3):272-8

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14034940500434871DOI Listing
June 2006

Acceptance of HIV testing among pregnant women in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2004 Sep;37(1):1197-205

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.qai.0000120806.43677.ffDOI Listing
September 2004

A review of studies of sexual behaviour of school students in sub-Saharan Africa.

Scand J Public Health 2002 ;30(2):148-60

Department of Psychiatry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dares Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14034940210133807DOI Listing
July 2002