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Onderzoekspublicaties 2014

In press

  • Jordans, M.J.D., Luitel, N.P., Pokhrel, P. & Patel, V. (In press). Development and pilot-testing of a mental health care plan in Nepal. British Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Luitel, N.P., Jordans, M.J.D., Adhikari, A., Upadhaya, N.P, Hanlon, C. Lund, C. & Komproe, I.H. (In press). Mental Health Care in Nepal: Current Situation and Challenges for Development of a District Mental Health Care Plan. BMC Conflict and Health, 9, 3, DOI 10.1186/s13031-014-0030-5.
  • Jordans, M.J.D., Kohrt, B.A., Luitel, N.P., Komproe, I. & Lund, C. (In press). Accuracy of pro-active case finding for mental disorders by community informants in Nepal. British Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Jordans, M.J.D. & Tol, W.A. (In press). Mental health and psychosocial support for children in areas of armed conflict: call for a systems approach. International Psychiatry.
  • Kohrt, B.A., Jordans, M.J.D., Koirala, S., Worthman, C.M. (2015). Designing mental health interventions informed by child development and human biology theory: A social ecology intervention for child soldiers in Nepal. American Journal of Human Biology, 27, 27-40.


  • Mark J.D. Jordans, M.J.D., Kaufman, A., Brenman, N.K.F., Ramesh P.A., Luitel, N., Tol, W.A., Komproe, I.H. (2014). Suicide in South Asia: A scoping review, BMC Psychiatry, 14:358, doi:10.1186/s12888-014-0358-9
  • Wind, T.R., Joshi, P.C., Kleber, R. & Komproe, I.H. (2014). The effect of the post-disaster context on the assessment of individual mental health scores. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84,2,134-141.  doi: 10.1037/h0099385.
  • Jordans, M.J.D., Tol, W.A. & Ventevogel, P. (2014). Editorial: New Frontiers for Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing in Low Income and Conflict Affected Settings. Intervention. 12(s), 5-14.
  • Upadhaya, N., Luitel, N.P., Koirala, S., Adhikari, R.P., Gurung, D., Shrestha, P., Tol, W.A., Kohrt, B.A. & Jordans, M.J.D. (2014). The role of mental health and psychosocial support NGOs: Reflections from post-conflict Nepal. Intervention. 12(s), 113-128.
  • Murray, L.K., Tol, W.A., Jordans, M.J.D., Zangana, G.S., Amin, A.M., Bolton, P., Bass, J., Bonilla-Escobar, F.J. & Thornicroft, G. (2014). Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Mental Health Interventions in Post-Conflict, Low-Resource Settings. Intervention. 12(s), 94-112.
  • Adhikari, R.P., Kohrt, B.A., Luitel, N.P., Upadhaya, N., Gurung, D. & Jordans, M.J.D. (2014). Supportive and risk factors of psychosocial wellbeing related to the reintegration of former child soldiers in Nepal. Intervention, 12, 3, 367 – 378.
  • Brenman, F.N., Luitel, N.P., Mall, S. & Jordans, M.J.D. (2014). Demand and access to mental health services: A qualitative formative study in Nepal. International Health and Human Right, 14: 22. 
  • Mendenhall, E., De Silva, M.J., Hanlon, C., Petersen, I., Shidhaye, R., Jordans, M.J.D., Luitel, N., Ssebunnya, J., Fekadu, A., Patel, V., Tomlinson, M. & Lund, C. (2014). Acceptability and feasibility of using non-specialist health workers to deliver mental health care: Stakeholder perceptions from the PRIME district sites in Ethiopia, India, Nepal, South Africa, and Uganda. Social Science & Medicine, 118, 33-42
  • Hall, B.J., Tol, W.A., Jordans, M.J.D., Bass, J., de Jong, J.T.V.M. (2014). Understanding resilience in armed conflict: Social resources and mental health of children in Burundi. Social Science & Medicine, 114, 121-128. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.05.042.
  • Hanlon, C., Luitel, N. P., Kathree, T., Murhar, V., Shrivasta, S., Medhin, G., Ssebunnya, J., Fekadu, A., Shidhaye, R., Petersen, I., Jordans, M.J.D., Kigozi, F. Thornicroft, G., Patel, V., Tomlinson, M., Lund, C., Breuer, E., De Silva, M. & Prince, M. (2014). Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing Integrated Mental Health Care: A District Level Situation Analysis from Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries. PLoS One, 9, 2, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088437.
  • Purgato, M., Gross, A.L., Jordans, M.J.D., de Jong, J.T.V.M., Barbui, C. & Tol, W.A. (2014). Psychosocial interventions for children exposed to traumatic events in low and middle income countries: study protocol of an individual patient data meta-analysis. Systematic Reviews, 3, 34.
  • Aggarwal, N.K., Balaji, M., Kumar, S., Mohanraj, R., Rahman, A., Verdeli, H., Araya, R., Jordans, M.J.D., Chowdhary, N. & Patel, V. (2014). Using consumer perspectives to inform the cultural adaptation of psychological treatments for depression: a mixed methods study from South Asia. Journal of Affective Disorders.
  • Ventevogel, P., Komproe, I. H., Jordans, M. J.D., Feo, P., & De Jong, J. T. (2014). Validation of the Kirundi versions of brief self-rating scales for common mental disorders among children in Burundi. BMC psychiatry14(1), 36.
  • Tol, W.A., Komproe, I.H., Jordans, M.J.D., Ndayisaba, A., Ntamutumba, P., Sipsma, H., Smallegange, E.S., Macy, R.D. & de Jong, J.T.V.M. (2014) School-based mental health intervention for children in war-affected Burundi: a cluster randomized trial. BMC Medicine.
  • Tol, W.A., Haroz, E.E., Hock, R.S., Kane, J.C. & Jordans, M.J.D. (2014). Ecological perspectives on trauma and resilience in children affected by armed conflict. In: D. Brom (Ed.) Helping Children Cope with Trauma. Routledge, New York.
  • Vink M. (2014) Gezondheidszorg Afghanistan krabbelt langzaam op; veel Afghanen zetten zich in voor een betere samenleving. Medisch Contact, No. 40, pp.1924-1927.

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