Global Mental Health Trials

Paperback | June 25, 2014

EditorGraham Thornicroft, Vikram Patel

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Global mental health is a dynamic field of global health; a core aspect of the story which has led to its emergence has been the conduct of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating innovative delivery systems of packages of care for mental disorders in low-resource settings. GlobalMental Health Trials brings together many of the world's leading researchers active in the fields of RCTs in low- and medium-resource countries and settings related to improving mental health care. It presents clear and practical information about how to conduct such trials in these settings, alongwith critical methodological and ethical issues related to such trials, learning from the positive and negative experiences of expert scientists in many countries worldwide who have completed such trials. This book serves as a valuable resource for practitioners in mental health - psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses nursing, psychologists, social workers, and occupational therapists - as well as researchers in the areas of psycho-social treatments in mental health, mental health services research, andprogramme and systems evaluation.

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Global mental health is a dynamic field of global health; a core aspect of the story which has led to its emergence has been the conduct of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating innovative delivery systems of packages of care for mental disorders in low-resource settings. GlobalMental Health Trials brings together many of the ...

Graham Thornicroft is Professor of Community Psychiatry at King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK. Vikram patel is with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and Public Health Foundation of India, Goa, India.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:June 25, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199680469

ISBN - 13:9780199680467

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PART A: PRINCIPLES OF GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH TRIALS1. Graham Thornicroft and Vikram Patel: The importance of trials for global mental health2. Lara Fairall, Merrick Zwarenstein, Graham Thornicroft: The applicability of trials of complex mental health interventions3. Abhijit Nadkarni, Mary J De Silva, Vikram Patel: Developing mental health interventions4. Helen Weiss: Design issues in GMH trials in low resource settings5. Paul Bolton and Judith Bass: Defining Relevant Outcomes6. Iris Mosweu and Paul McCrone: Economic evaluations in global mental health7. Theresa S. Betancourt, William Beardslee, Catherine Kirk, Katrina Hann, Moses Zombo, Christine Mushashi, Fredrick Kanyanganzi, Morris Munyana, and Justin I. Bizimana: Working with vulnerable populations8. Athula Sumathipala and Buddhika Fernando: Ethical issues in global mental health trialsPART B: CASE STUDIES OF GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH TRIALS (VP leads section)9. Sudipto Chatterjee, Smita Naik, Hamid Dabholkar, Padmavati R, Sujit John, Mirja Koschorke, Rangaswamy Thara: Trials of interventions for people with psychosis10. Neerja Chowdhary, Atif Rahman, Helena Verdeli, Vikram Patel: Trials of interventions for people with depression11. Maria Elena Medina-Mora, Sairat Noknoy, Cheryl Cherpitel, Tania Real, Roman Perez Velasco, Rodrigo Marin Navarrete, Nancy Amador, Viviana E Horigian: Trials of interventions for people with alcohol use disorders12. Amit Dias, Dilip Motghare, Daisy Acosta, Jacob Roy, Jotheeswaran AT, Ralph N Martins: Trials of interventions for people with dementia13. Wietse A. Tol, Mark J.D. Jordans, Dessy Susanty, Joop T.V.M. de Jong: Mental disorders and conditions associated with stress14. Lakshmi Vijayakumar, Melissa Pearson and Shuba Kumar: Suicide prevention trialsPART C: BEYOND TRIALS: REDUCING THE MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT GAP15. David McDaid: Economic modelling for global mental health16. Mary J De Silva, Alex Cohen, Vikram Patel: Evaluation of interventions in the real world