Publications

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 | Size: 500 KB 2016 Atif Rahman, Naila Riaz, Katie S. Dawson, Syed Usman Hamdani, Anna Chiumento, Marit Sijbrandij, Fareed Minhas, Richard A. Bryant, Khalid Saeed, Mark van Ommeren and Saeed Farooq (2016) Problem Management Plus (PM+): pilot trial of a WHO transdiagnostic psychological intervention in conflict-affected Pakistan  | Size: 500 KB 2016 Marit Sijbrandi, Richard A. Bryant, Alison Schafer, Katie S. Dawson, Dorothy Anjuri, Lincoln Ndogoni, Jeannette Ulate, Syed Usman Hamdani and Mark van Ommeren (2016) Problem Management Plus (PM+) in the treatment of common mental disorders in women affected by gender-based violence and urban adversity in Kenya; study protocol for a randomized controlled trial  | Size: 500 KB 2016 Sikander S, Lazarus A, Bangash O, Fuhr DC, Weobong B, Krishna RN, Ahmad I, Weiss HA, Price L, Rahman A, Patel V (2015) The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the peer-delivered Thinking Healthy Programme for perinatal depression in Pakistan and India: the SHARE study protocol for randomised controlled trials.  | Size: 500 KB 2016 Zafar S, Sikander S, Hamdani SU, Atif N, Akhtar P, Nazir H, Maselko J, Rahman A (2016) The effectiveness of Technology-assisted Cascade Training and Supervision of community health workers in delivering the Thinking Healthy Program for perinatal depression in a post-conflict area of Pakistan - study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.  | Size: 1,000 KB 2016 A. Rahman (2016) Integration of Mental Health into priority health service delivery platforms: maternal and child health services.  | Size: 500 KB 2016 Najia Atif, Karina Lovell, Nusrat Husain, Siham Sikander, Vikram Patel and Atif Rahman (2016) Barefoot therapists: barriers and facilitators to delivering maternal mental health care through peer volunteers in Pakistan: a qualitative study.  | Size: 500 KB 2015 Atif Rahman, Gauri Divan, Syed Usman Hamdani, Vivek Vajaratkar, Carol Taylor, Kathy Leadbitter, Catherine Aldred, Ayesha Minhas, Percy Cardozo, Richard Emsley, Vikram Patel, Jonathan Green (2015) Effectiveness of the parent-mediated intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder in south Asia in India and Pakistan (PASS): a randomised controlled trial  | Size: 100 KB 2015 Syed Usman Hamdani, Fareed Aslam Minhas, Zafar Iqbal, Atif Rahman (2015) Model for Service Delivery for Developmental Disorders in Low-Income Countries  | Size: 500 KB 2015 Marit Sijbrandij, Saeed Farooq, Richard A. Bryant, Katie Dawson, Syed Usman Hamdani, Anna Chiumento, Fareed Minhas, Khalid Saeed, Atif Rahman and Mark van Ommeren (2015) Problem Management Plus (PM+) for common mental disorders in a humanitarian setting in Pakistan; study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (RCT)  | Size: 500 KB 2014 Shamsa Zafar,Siham Sikander, Zaeem Haq, Zelee Hill, Raghu Lingam,Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Assad Hafeez, Betty Kirkwood, and Atif Rahman (2014) Integrating maternal psychosocial well-being into a child-development intervention: the five-pillars approach  | Size: 1 KB 2015 Gauri Divan, Syed Usman Hamdani, Vivek Vajartkar, Ayesha Minhas, Carol Taylor, Catherine Aldred, Kathy Leadbitter, Atif Rahman, Jonathan Green, Vikram Patel (2015) Adapting an evidence-based intervention for autism spectrum disorder for scaling up in resource-constrained settings: the development of the PASS intervention in South Asia. (dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.27278)  | Size: 1 KB 2015 Ayesha Minhas, Vivek Vajaratkar, Gauri Divan, Syed Usman Hamdani, Kathy Lead bitter, Carol Taylor, Catherine Aldred, Ahmareen Tariq, Mahjabeen Tariq, Percy Cardoza, Jonathan Green, Vikram Patel, and Atif Rahman (2015) Parents’ perspectives on care of children with autistic spectrum disorder in South Asia – Views from Pakistan and India. (doi:10.3109/09540261.2015.1049128)  | Size: 77 KB 2002 Rahman A., Harrington R., Bunn J. (2002) Can maternal depression increase infant risk of illness and growth impairment in developing countries? Child: Care, Health and Development, 28, 51-56.  | Size: 98 KB 2003 Rahman A., Iqbal Z., & Harrington R. (2003) Life events, social support, depression and childbirth: perspectives from a rural population in a developing country. Psychological Medicine, 33, 1161-67.  | Size: 573 KB 2004 HDRF (2004) Research Report for Save the Children (US): LHWs work related stress, perceived job description and problems. Human Development Research Foundation, Islamabad.  | Size: 94 KB 2004 Rahman A, Lovel H., Bunn J., Iqbal Z., Harrington R. (2004) Mothers’ mental health and infant growth: a case control study from Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Child: Care, Health and Development, 30, 21-27.  | Size: 107 KB 2004 Patel V, Rahman A, Jacob KS, Hughes M. (2004) Why maternal mental health matters for infant growth in low-income countries: new evidence from south Asia. BMJ, 328, 820-23.  | Size: 99 KB 2004 Rahman A, Iqbal Z., Bunn J., Lovel H., Harrington R. (2004) Impact of maternal depression on infant nutritional status and illness: a cohort study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 61, 946-952.  | Size: 70 KB 2006 Husain N, Bevc I, Husain M, Chaudhry IB, Atif N, Rahman A. (2006) Prevalence and social correlates of postnatal depression in a low income country. Archives of Women’s Mental Health. 9:197-202.  | Size: 95 KB 2007 Rahman A (2007) Challenges and opportunities in developing a psychological intervention for perinatal depression in rural Pakistan – a multi-method study (2007) Archives of Women’s Mental Health. 10:211-219  | Size: 191 KB 2007 Rahman A, Creed F. (2007) Outcome of prenatal depression and risk factors associated with persistence in the first postnatal year: Prospective study from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Journal of Affective Disorders. 100:115-121.  | Size: 278 KB 2006 Rahman A, Bunn J, Lovel H, Creed F (2007) Maternal depression increases infant risk of diarrhoeal illness: A cohort study. Archives of Diseases in Childhood. 92;24-8.  | Size: 500 KB 2006 Rahman A., Bunn J., Lovel H., Creed F. (2007) Association between antenatal depression and low birthweight in a developing country. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 115: 481  | Size: 140 KB 2008 Haq Z, Iqbal Z, Rahman A. (2008) Job stress among community health workers: a multi-method study from Pakistan. Journal of Mental Health Systems, 2(1):15  | Size: 146 KB 2008 Rahman A, Malik A, Sikander S, Roberts C, Creed F. (2008) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy-based intervention by community health-workers for depressed mothers and their infants in rural Pakistan: cluster-randomized controlled trial. Lancet, 372:902-909.  | Size: 58 KB 2008 Mirza I, Mehmood T, Tareen A, Davidson LL, Rahman A. (2008) Feasibility study on the use of the Ten Question Screen by Lady Health Workers to detect developmental disabilities in Pakistan. Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society, 5(2):97-100.  | Size: 203 KB 2008 Tareen A, Ahmed M, Sikander S, Tahir K, Mirza I, Rahman A. (2008) Feasibility study of a community-based intervention for mental retardation in rural Pakistan., Pakistan Pediatrics Journal, 32(4):200-207.  | Size: 158 KB 2008 Rahman A, Iqbal Z, Robert C, Husain N. (2008) Cluster randomized trial of a parent-based intervention to support early development of infants in a low-income country. Child: Health, Care and Development, 35: 56-62.  | Size: 66 KB 2009 Tareen, A., Mirza, I, Minhas, A, Minhas F., Rahman, A. (2009) Development of a child and adolescent mental health service in a low-income country: a global partnership model. Psychiatric Bulletin, 33:181-183.  | Size: 142 KB 2009 Mirza I, Tareen A, Davidson LL, Rahman A. (2009) Community management of intellectual disabilities in Pakistan: a mixed methods study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 53:559-570.  | Size: 2010 Husain N, Akhter A, Duddu V, Rahman A. (2010) The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support: Psychometric properties in a South Asian population. The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, 36(4):845-51.  | Size: 1 KB 2011 Kieling C, Baker-Henningham H, Belfer M, Conti G, Ertem M, Omigbodun O, Rohde L, Srinath S, Ulkuer, N, Rahman A. (2011) Global child and adolescence mental health: evidence for action. Lancet, 378(9801):1515-1525.  | Size: 2011 Murray LK, Dorsey S, Bolton P, Jordans MJ, 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 Menat Health Syst. 5(1):30.  | Size: 211 KB 2012 Ashraf M, Fatima Ashraf F, Rahman A, Khan (2012) Assessing women’s satisfaction level with maternity services: Evidence from Pakistan. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health, 4(11):1841-51.  | Size: 303 KB 2012 Rahman A, Haq Z, Sikander, S, Ahmed I, Hafeez A (2012) Using cognitive-behavioural techniques to improve exclusive breastfeeding in a low-literacy disadvantaged population. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 8(1):57-71  | Size: 130 KB 2012 Rahman A, Sikander, S, Ahmed I, Ahmed M, Tomenson B, Creed F. (2012) Effective treatment of perinatal depression in a low-income country for women in debt and lacking financial empowerment. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201:451-7  | Size: 2013 Rahman A, Surkan PJ, Claudina E. Cayetano CE, Rwagatare P, Dickson KE. (2013) Grand Challenges: Integrating Maternal Mental Health into Maternal and Child Health Programmes. PLoS Med.10(5):e1001442.  | Size: 2013 Jafar TH, Haaland BA, Rahman A, Razzak JA, Bilger M, Naghavi M, Mokdad AH, Hyder AA. (2013) Non-communicable Diseases and Injuries in Pakistan – Strategic Priorities. Lancet 381(9885): 2281-2290.  | Size: 2 MB 2013 Rahman A., Fisher J, Bower P, Luchters S, Tran T, Yasamy MT, Waheed, W (2013) Interventions for common perinatal mental disorders in women in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 91:593–601.  | Size: 614 KB 2013 Neerja Chowdhary, Siham Sikander, Najia Atif, Ikhlaq Ahmad, Daniela C. Fuhr, Atif Rahman, Vikram Patel (2013) The content and delivery of psychological interventions for perinatal depression by non-specialist health workers in low and middle income countries: A systematic review.  | Size: 219 KB 2014 Syed Usman Hamdani, Najia Atif, Mahjabeen Tariq, Fareed Aslam Minhas, Zafar Iqbal, Atif Rahman (2014) Family networks to improve outcomes in children with intellectual and developmental disorders: a qualitative study – International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:7.
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Thinking Healthy Programme Peer Delivered:

Parent-mediated Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder (PASS):

Promoting Exclusive Breastfeeding – A Psychoeducational Approach:

Learning Through Play – Early Childhood Development:

Community-based Intervention for Intellectual Disability in Children: