Understanding Nepali widows’ experiences for the adaptation of an instrument to assess Prolonged Grief Disorder

Kim, Yoona, Damodar Rimal, Angela KC, Sumeera Shrestha, Nagendra P. Luitel, Holly G. Prigerson, Wietse A. Tol, and Pamela J. Surkan Transcultural Psychiatry Published on: 22 December 2020 Abstract: The experience of grief varies across different cultures and contexts. Women in Nepal who lose their husbands confront discrimination, social isolation, and abuse that influence their […]

Adaptation and psychometric validation of the Prolonged Grief Disorder scale among widows in central Nepal

Surkan, Pamela J., Henri Garrison-Desany, Damodar Rimal, Nagendra Luitel, Yoona Kim, Holly G. Prigerson, Sumeera Shrestha, Wietse Tol, and Sarah M. Murray Journal of Affective Disorders Published on: 8 December 2020 Background: Symptoms of grief vary by culture and societal reactions to death may be gender specific. We aimed to validate a Nepali language version of the […]

Evaluation of Proactive Community Case Detection to Increase Help Seeking for Mental Health Care: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial

Mark J. D. Jordans, Nagendra P. Luitel, Crick Lund, Brandon A. Kohrt Psychiatric Services Published on: 23 April 2020 Objective: The Community Informant Detection Tool (CIDT) is a vignette- and picture-based method of proactive case detection to promote help seeking for persons with depression, psychosis, alcohol use disorder, and epilepsy. The authors evaluated the effectiveness […]

Validation of a cross-cultural instrument for child behavior problems: the Disruptive Behavior International Scale – Nepal version

Matthew D. Burkey, Ramesh P. Adhikari, Lajina Ghimire, Brandon A. Kohrt, Lawrence S. Wissow, Nagendra P. Luitel, Emily E. Haroz and Mark J. D. Jordans BMC Psychology Published on: 3 November 2018

Proactive community case-finding to facilitate treatment seeking for mental disorders, Nepal

Jordans MJD, Kohrt B, Luitel NP, Lund C, Komproe IH Bulletin of the World Health Organization Published on: 25 April 2017

Development process of an assessment tool for disruptive behavior problems in cross-cultural settings: the Disruptive Behavior International Scale–Nepal version (DBIS-N)

Burkey, M. D., Ghimire, L., Adhikari, R. P., Kohrt, B. A., Jordans, M. J., Haroz, E. E., & Wissow, L. S. (2016). International journal of culture and mental health Published on: 14 September 2016

Accuracy of proactive case finding for mental disorders by community informants in Nepal

Jordans MJD, Kohrt BA, Luitel NP, Komproe IH, Lund C. The British Journal of Psychiatry Published on: 1 December 2015

Therapist competence in global mental health: Development of the Enhancing Assessment of Common Therapeutic factors (ENACT) rating scale

Kohrt BA, Jordans MJD, Rai S, Shrestha P, Luitel NP, Ramaiya MK, Singla DR, Patel V. Behaviour Research and Therapy Published on: 24 March 2015

The Development and Psychometric Properties of the Humanitarian Emergency Settings Perceived Needs (HESPER) Scale

Semrau, M., van Ommeren, M., Blagescu, M., Griekspoor, A., Howard, L.M., Jordans, M.J.D., Lempp, H., Marini, A., Pedersen, J., Pilott e, I., Slade, M. & Thornicroft , G. American Journal of Public Health Published on: 12 September 2012

Introducing the IASC Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Guidelines in Emergencies in Nepal: A process description

Jordans, M.J.D., Upadhaya, N., Tol, W., Shrestha, P., Doucet, J., Gurung, R., Aguettant, J., Mahat, P., Shah, S., Adhikari, D., Sharma, K. P., Sherchan, S., Maharjan, R., Kunwar, A., Regmi, I. R., Shyangwa, P., Melville, A. & van Ommeren, M. Intervention Published on: March 2010

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