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Developing mental health research in sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building in the AFFIRM project.

Schneider M, Sorsdahl K, Mayston R, Ahrens J, Chibanda D, Fekadu A, Hanlon C, Holzer S, Musisi S, Ofori-Atta A, Thornicroft G, Prince M, Alem A, Susser E, Lund C.

Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2016 Dec 19;3:e33. doi: 10.1017/gmh.2016.28. eCollection 2016.


Medical Student Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Mental Illness Across Five Nations.

Stefanovics EA, Rosenheck RA, He H, Ofori-Atta A, Cavalcanti M, Chiles C.

J Nerv Ment Dis. 2016 Dec;204(12):909-915.


Prayer Camps and Biomedical Care in Ghana: Is Collaboration in Mental Health Care Possible?

Arias D, Taylor L, Ofori-Atta A, Bradley EH.

PLoS One. 2016 Sep 12;11(9):e0162305. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162305. eCollection 2016.


Key influences in the design and implementation of mental health information systems in Ghana and South Africa.

Ahuja S, Mirzoev T, Lund C, Ofori-Atta A, Skeen S, Kufuor A.

Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2016 Apr 8;3:e11. doi: 10.1017/gmh.2016.3. eCollection 2016. Review.


Witchcraft and Biopsychosocial Causes of Mental Illness: Attitudes and Beliefs About Mental Illness Among Health Professionals in Five Countries.

Stefanovics EA, He H, Cavalcanti M, Neto H, Ofori-Atta A, Leddy M, Ighodaro A, Rosenheck R.

J Nerv Ment Dis. 2016 Mar;204(3):169-74. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000422.


HIV knowledge, stigma, and illness beliefs among pediatric caregivers in Ghana who have not disclosed their child's HIV status.

Paintsil E, Renner L, Antwi S, Dame J, Enimil A, Ofori-Atta A, Alhassan A, Ofori IP, Cong X, Kyriakides T, Reynolds NR.

AIDS Care. 2015;27 Suppl 1:18-27. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1007116.


Aggression in mental health settings: a case study in Ghana.

Jack H, Canavan M, Bradley E, Ofori-Atta A.

Bull World Health Organ. 2015 Aug 1;93(8):587-8. doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.145813. Epub 2015 Jun 5. No abstract available.


SANKOFA: a multisite collaboration on paediatric HIV disclosure in Ghana.

Reynolds NR, Ofori-Atta A, Lartey M, Renner L, Antwi S, Enimil A, Catlin AC, Fernando S, Kyriakides TC, Paintsil E.

AIDS. 2015 Jun;29 Suppl 1:S35-45. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000725.


Cross-National Analysis of Beliefs and Attitude Toward Mental Illness Among Medical Professionals From Five Countries.

Stefanovics E, He H, Ofori-Atta A, Cavalcanti MT, Rocha Neto H, Makanjuola V, Ighodaro A, Leddy M, Rosenheck R.

Psychiatr Q. 2016 Mar;87(1):63-73. doi: 10.1007/s11126-015-9363-5.


Generating evidence to narrow the treatment gap for mental disorders in sub-Saharan Africa: rationale, overview and methods of AFFIRM.

Lund C, Alem A, Schneider M, Hanlon C, Ahrens J, Bandawe C, Bass J, Bhana A, Burns J, Chibanda D, Cowan F, Davies T, Dewey M, Fekadu A, Freeman M, Honikman S, Joska J, Kagee A, Mayston R, Medhin G, Musisi S, Myer L, Ntulo T, Nyatsanza M, Ofori-Atta A, Petersen I, Phakathi S, Prince M, Shibre T, Stein DJ, Swartz L, Thornicroft G, Tomlinson M, Wissow L, Susser E.

Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2015 Jun;24(3):233-40. doi: 10.1017/S2045796015000281. Epub 2015 Apr 2.


Empowerment and use of antenatal care among women in Ghana: a cross-sectional study.

Sipsma H, Ofori-Atta A, Canavan M, Udry C, Bradley E.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014 Nov 1;14:364. doi: 10.1186/s12884-014-0364-4.


Poor mental health in Ghana: who is at risk?

Sipsma H, Ofori-Atta A, Canavan M, Osei-Akoto I, Udry C, Bradley EH.

BMC Public Health. 2013 Apr 1;13:288. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-288.


Psychological distress in Ghana: associations with employment and lost productivity.

Canavan ME, Sipsma HL, Adhvaryu A, Ofori-Atta A, Jack H, Udry C, Osei-Akoto I, Bradley EH.

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2013 Mar 7;7(1):9. doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-7-9.


Recruitment and retention of mental health workers in Ghana.

Jack H, Canavan M, Ofori-Atta A, Taylor L, Bradley E.

PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57940. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057940. Epub 2013 Feb 28.


Research-policy partnerships - experiences of the Mental Health and Poverty Project in Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia.

Mirzoev TN, Omar MA, Green AT, Bird PK, Lund C, Ofori-Atta A, Doku V.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2012 Sep 14;10:30. doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-10-30.


Female genital cutting: current practices and beliefs in western Africa.

Sipsma HL, Chen PG, Ofori-Atta A, Ilozumba UO, Karfo K, Bradley EH.

Bull World Health Organ. 2012 Feb 1;90(2):120-127F. doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.090886. Epub 2011 Nov 11.


An assessment of mental health policy in Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia.

Faydi E, Funk M, Kleintjes S, Ofori-Atta A, Ssbunnya J, Mwanza J, Kim C, Flisher A.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2011 Apr 8;9:17. doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-9-17.


Common understandings of women's mental illness in Ghana: results from a qualitative study.

Ofori-Atta A, Cooper S, Akpalu B, Osei A, Doku V, Lund C, Flisher A; The Mhapp Research Programme Consortium.

Int Rev Psychiatry. 2010;22(6):589-98. doi: 10.3109/09540261.2010.536150.


Mental health policy process: a comparative study of Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia.

Omar MA, Green AT, Bird PK, Mirzoev T, Flisher AJ, Kigozi F, Lund C, Mwanza J, Ofori-Atta AL.

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2010 Aug 2;4:24. doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-4-24.


Scaling up community-based services and improving quality of care in the state psychiatric hospitals: the way forward for Ghana.

Akpalu B, Lund C, Doku V, Ofori-Atta A, Osei A, Ae-Ngibise K, Awenva D, Cooper S, Flisher AJ; MHAPP Research Programme Consortium.

Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg). 2010 May;13(2):109-15.

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