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Detection of major depression in Ugandan primary health care settings using simple questions from a subjective well-being (SWB) subscale
(Springer Verlag, 2007)
Objective To explore whether the 4- item subjective well-being subscale could be used to detect a major depressive illness. Secondly, to describe the prevalence and characteristics of depressed health care attendees at ...
Vulnerability to high risk sexual behaviour (HRSB) following exposure to war trauma as seen in post-conflict communities in eastern uganda: a qualitative study
(Biomed Central, 2011)
Background: Much of the literature on the relationship between conflict-related trauma and high risk sexual behaviour (HRSB) often focuses on refugees and not mass in-country displaced people due to armed conflicts. There ...
Life events associated with major depression in Ugandan Primary Healthcare (PHC) patients: issues of cultural specificity
(SAGE Publications, 2008)
Objective: The study compared life events experienced by depressed patients seen at primary healthcare (PHC) centres with those among healthy community controls. Method: Data was collected from 74 depressed patients and ...
Caregivers' experience with major depression concealed by physical illness in patients recruited from Central Ugandan Primary Health Care centers
(Sage Publications, 2008)
In this article, we present caregivers’ grapples with major depression seen among their physically ill patients. A thematic analysis of 29 in-depth caregiver interviews identified four themes: (a) caregivers’ perceptions ...
Life events and depression in the context of the changing African family: the case of Uganda
Introduction: Traditionally, the African extended family gave psychosocial support to all members, which cushioned any illness effects including depression. Recent changes in the African family, notably urbanization and ...