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Randomized controlled trial of two different psychological treatments for depression, anxiety and trauma symptoms of torture survivors in Iraq (2010-2014)

Adaptation of Behavioral Activation - Psychotherapy Intervention for Trauma-affected Adults in Northern Iraq (2009-2011)

Magidson JF, Lejuez CW, Kamal T, Blevins EJ, Murray LK, Bass JK, Bolton P, Pagoto S. Adaptation of community health worker-delivered behavioral activation for torture survivors in Kurdistan, Iraq. Global Mental Health, 2015, 2, e24. 1-10. doi:10.1017/gmh.2015.22.
 

Adaptation of Cognitive Processing Therapy - a Psychotherapy Intervention for Trauma-affected Adults in Northern Iraq (2009-2011)

Kaysen, D., Lindgren, K., Sabir Zangana, G.A., Murray, L., Bass, J., & Bolton, P. ‘Adaptation of cognitive processing therapy for treatment of torture victims: Experience in Kurdistan, Iraq.’  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy 2013. 5(2): 184-192.
 

Randomized controlled trial of two different psychological treatments for depression, anxiety and trauma symptoms of torture survivors in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq (2009-2011)

Bolton P, Bass JK, Zangana GAS, Kamal T, Murray SA, Kaysen D, Lejuez CW, Lindgrent K, Pagoto S, Murray LK, Van Wyk SS, Ahmed AMA, Amin NMM, Rosenblum M. A randomized controlled trial of mental health interventions for survivors of systematic violence in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. BMC Psychiatry, 2014. Dec 31:14:360.  doi:10.1186/s12888-014-0360-2.
 

Trial of a trauma-informed support, skills and psychoeducation program for torture and trauma survivors in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq (2009-2011)

Bass J, Murray S, Mohammed T, Bunn M, Gorman W, Ammin A, Murray L, Bolton P. ‘A randomized controlled trial of a trauma informed support, skills and psychoeducation intervention for survivors of torture and related trauma in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq.’ Global Health: Science and Practice. September 28, 2016 vol. 4 no. 3 p. 452-466. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-16-00017.
 

Evaluation of a family-based social interaction/community-building activity among Iraqi refugee families currently living in and around Amman, Jordan (2009-2010)

Bass, J., Mendelson, T., Kuwabara, S., Hijazi, Z., & Baca, M. J. (2010). Impact Assessment of a Home-Based Psychosocial Program for Iraqi families in Jordan (pp. 1-37, Rep.). Jordan: International Medical Corps (IMC).
 

Identifying mental health needs of adults affected by torture and trauma in Kurdistan, Iraq (2009)

Bolton PA, Michalopoulos L, Ahmed AMA, Murray LK, & Bass J.  The mental health and psychosocial problems of survivors of torture and genocide in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq: A brief qualitative study. Torture. 2013; 23(1). 1-14. PMID: 23831815.
 

Qualitative needs assessment to identify the needs of adolescent Iraqi refugees and their families in Amman, Jordan (2009)

Development of psychosocial well-being assessment tools for Iraqi refugee adolescents and their parents currently living in and around Amman, Jordan (2009)