J. C. Kane, S. Skavenski Van Wyk, S. M. Murray, P. Bolton, F. Melendez, C. K. Danielson, P. Chimponda, S. Munthali, L. K. Murray (2017) Testing the effectiveness of a transdiagnostic treatment approach in reducing violence and alcohol abuse among families in Zambia: study protocol of the Violence and Alcohol Treatment (VATU) trial Journal: Global Mental Health / Volume 4 / https://doi.org/10.1017/gmh.2017.10.
Adaptation of intervention and services development for the mental health needs of trafficked and/or exploited girls who had been rescued and were living in transition shelters in and around Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2007)
Funder(s): World Vision
Partner(s): World Vision
Bass, J., Bearup, L., Bolton, P., Murray, L., & Skavenski, S. (2011). Implementing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) among Formerly Trafficked-Sexually Exploited and Sexually Abused Girls in Cambodia: A Feasibility Study. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: World Vision. Bolton, P., Nadelman, S., & Wallace, T. (2008). Qualitative Assessment of Trafficked Girls in Cambodia (pp. 1-21, Rep.). Boston, MA: Boston University. Bass, J., Bolton, P., & Bearup, L. (2010). Assessment of Trafficked and Abused Girls living in Shelters in Cambodia: Development and Testing of a Locally-Adapted Psychosocial Assessment Instrument (pp. 1-46, Rep.). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Mental health needs of Georgian street kids (2006-2008)
Funder(s): United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF)
Partner(s): Save the Children-Georgia, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Murray L, Singh NS, Surkan P, Semrau K, Bass J, Bolton PA. (2012) A qualitative study of Georgian youth who are on the street or institutionalized. International Journal of Pediatrics. Epub 2012 Nov 22. Bolton P, Murray L, Kippen S, Bass J. (2007) Assessment of urban street children and children living in government institutions in Georgia: development and testing of a locally-adapted psychosocial assessment instrument. USAID Development Clearinghouse: http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/Pnadk676.pdf.
Qualitative assessment of the problems affecting Haitian adults resulting from exposure to torture and organized violence (2006)
Funder(s): United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - Victims of Torture (VOT), World Bank
Bolton, P., Surkan, P. J., Gray, A. E., & Desmousseaux, M. (2012). The mental health and psychosocial effects of organized violence: A qualitative study in northern Haiti. Transcultural psychiatry, 49(3-4), 590-612. Bolton, P., & Gray, A. (2006). Qualitative Assessment of Trauma Affected Populations in Cap Haitian, Haiti (pp. 1-29, Rep.). USAID.
Study of mental health problems among Perinatal women in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (2005)
Funder(s): National Institute of Health (NIH) Fogarty
Bass, J. K., Ryder, R. W., Lammers, M. C., Mukaba, T. N., & Bolton, P. A. (2008). Post‐partum depression in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: Validation of a concept using a mixed‐methods cross‐cultural approach. Tropical medicine & international health, 13(12), 1534-1542.
Evaluation of a trauma-focused intervention for child sexual abuse survivors in Zambia (2006-2010)
Murray LK, Skavenski van Wyk S, Kane JC, Mayeya J, Dorsey S, Cohen, JA, Michalopoulos L, Imasiku M, Bolton P. (2015) Effectiveness of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Among Trauma-Affected Children in Lusaka, Zambia: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatrics, 169(8): 761-9. Kane JC, Murray LK, Cohen J, Dorsey S, Skavenski van Wyk S, Henderson JG, Imasiku M, Mayeya J, Bolton P. (2016). Moderators of treatment response to trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy among youth in Zambia. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57(10): 1194-1202. Kane, J. C., Murray, L. K., Cohen, J., Dorsey, S., Skavenski van Wyk, S., Galloway Henderson, J., ... & Bolton, P. (2016). Moderators of treatment response to trauma‐focused cognitive behavioral therapy among youth in Zambia. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57(10), 1194-1202. Kane, J. C., Murray, L. K., Bass, J. K., Johnson, R. M., & Bolton, P. (2016). Validation of a substance and alcohol use assessment instrument among orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia using Audio Computer Assisted Self-Interviewing (ACASI). Drug and alcohol dependence, 166, 85-92.
Validation of the UCLA Child Post traumatic stress disorder-reaction index in Zambia (2011)
Funder(s): National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Partner(s): One-Stop Centre, Lusaka, Zambia
Murray, L. K., Dorsey, S., Bolton, P., Jordans, M. J., Rahman, A., Bass, J., & Verdeli, H. (2011). Building capacity in mental health interventions in low resource countries: an apprenticeship model for training local providers. International journal of mental health systems, 5(1), 30.
Systematic and Desk Reviews
Characterizing the adverse health outcomes of stigma for high-burden diseases across low-and middle-income countries (2017-2018)
Funder: NIH/Fogarty International Center
Monitoring and evaluation of mental health and psychosocial support programs in humanitarian settings: A scoping review (2017-2018)
Funding: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for reduced alcohol misuse in low- and middle-income countries (2017-2018)
Funding: Multiple sources
Impact of maternal mental health interventions on child-related outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017-2018)
Funding: Action Contre La Faim
Preventing and reducing intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries through mental health interventions: a systematic review (2017-2018)
Literature Review of the Evidence for Psychosocial Support Programs in Low-Resource Humanitarian Settings (2016-2018)
Funder(s): United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. Ecuador Earthquake Desk Review of Existing Information with Relevance to Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (2016)
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. Nepal Earthquakes Desk Review of Existing Information with Relevance to Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (2015)