PCAF Journal Articles

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PCAF prioritizes ongoing research to identify best practices in the treatment of individuals and communities devastated by war and armed conflict.  The following are among recent journal articles.

Adaku, A., Okello, J., Lowry, B., Kane, J.C.,  Alderman, S., Musisi, S., and  Tol, W. (June, 2016). Mental health and psychosocial support for South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda: a needs and resource assessment. Conflict and Health. Read here.

Nakimuli-Mpungu, E., E., Wamala, K., Okello, J., Alderman, S., Odokenyero, R., et al. (March, 2015). Group support psychotherapy for depression treatment in people with HIV/AIDS in northern Uganda: a single-centre randomised control trial. Lancet HIV. Read here.

Nakimuli-Mpungu, E., Wamala, K., Okello, J., Alderman, S., Odokenyero, R., Musisi, S., et al. (May, 2014). Outcomes, feasibility and acceptability of a group support psychotherapeutic intervention for depressed HIV affected Ugandan adults: A pilot study. Journal of Affective Disorders. Read here.

Nakimuli-Mpungu, E., Okello, J., Kinyada, E., Alderman, S., Nakku, J., Alderman, J., et al. (May, 2013). The impact of group counseling on depression, post-traumatic stress and function outcomes: A prospective comparison study in the Peter C. Alderman trauma clinics in northern Uganda. Journal of Affective Disorders.  Read here.

Nakimuli-Mpungu, E., Alderman, S., Kinyada, E., Allden, K., Betancourt, T., Alderman, J., et al. (April, 2013). Implementation and Scale-Up of Psycho-Trauma Centers in a Post-Conflict Area: A Case Study of a Private–Public Partnership in Northern Uganda. PLOS Medicine. Read here.

Nakimuli-Mpungu, E., Wamala, K., Okello, J., Alderman, S., Odokenyero, R., Musisi, S., et al. (July, 2014). Developing a culturally sensitive group support intervention for depression among HIV infected and non-infected Ugandan adults: A qualitative study. Journal of Affective Disorders. Read here.

Sharer, M., & Gutmann, M. (March, 2011). Prioritizing HIV in Mental Health Services Delivered in Post-Conflict Settings. AIDSTAR-One.  Read here.

Okello, J., DeSchryver, M., Muisi, S., Broekaert, E., Derluyn, I., et al. (September, 2014) Differential roles of childhood adversities and stressful war experiences in the development of mental health symptoms in post-war adolescents in northern Uganda.  Read here.

Nakimuli-Mpungu, E., Odokonyero, R., Laker, J., Alderman, S., et al. (September, 2014) Major Depression in Postconflict Northern Uganda: A Case Report. Read here