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2.6.20

The experiences of lay health workers trained in task-shifting psychological interventions: a qualitative systematic review

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2019 Oct 14;13:64. doi: 10.1186/s13033-019-0320-9. eCollection 2019. [Pubmed Abstract] Shahmalak U, Blakemore A, Waheed MW, Waheed W Introduction The prevalence of common mental disorders, such as depression... Read More ›
2.6.20

Toward an institutional perspective on social capital health interventions: lay CHWs as social capital builders

Sociol Health Illn. 2020 Jan;42(1):95-110. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12992. Epub 2019 Nov 1. [Pubmed Abstract] Adams C Abstract This article argues that social capital health research should move beyond a mere focus on social cohesion... Read More ›
2.5.20

A Novel Intervention for High-Need, High-Cost Medicaid Patients: a Study of ECHO Care

J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jan;35(1):21-27. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05206-0. Epub 2019 Oct 30. [Pubmed Abstract] Komaromy M, Bartlett J, Gonzales-van Horn SR, Zurawski A, Kalishman SG, Zhu Y, Davis HT, Ceballos V, Sun X, Jurado M, Page K,... Read More ›
10.14.19

Home Visit Intervention Promotes Lifestyle Changes: Results of an RCT in Mexican Americans

Am J Prev Med. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0749-3797(19)30307-1. [Pubmed Abstract] Vidoni ML, Lee M, Mitchell-Bennett L, Reininger BM Introduction Hispanic populations are less likely that other ethnicities to meet physical activity... Read More ›
10.14.19

Delivering maternal mental health through peer volunteers: a 5-year report

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2019 Sep 17;13:62. [Pubmed Abstract] Atif N, Bibi A, Nisar A, Zulfiqar S, Ahmed I, LeMasters K, Hagaman A, Sikander S, Maselko J, Rahman A Background Maternal depression affects one in five women in low-and... Read More ›
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