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THE EARLY AND EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS (SMI) IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME (LAMI) COUNTRIES: A PUBLIC HEALTH CHALLENGE (2013)
Journal Article
Farooq, S. (in press). THE EARLY AND EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS (SMI) IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME (LAMI) COUNTRIES: A PUBLIC HEALTH CHALLENGE. Khyber Medical University Journal, 5(4), 177-178

The common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety are highly prevalent psychiatric disorders. Only one disorder i.e. depression is to become second leading cause of burden of disease in developing countries and it is appropriate that these d... Read More about THE EARLY AND EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS (SMI) IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME (LAMI) COUNTRIES: A PUBLIC HEALTH CHALLENGE.

Cognitive behaviour therapy (brief versus standard duration) for schizophrenia (2013)
Journal Article
Naeem, F., Farooq, S., & Kingdon, D. Cognitive behaviour therapy (brief versus standard duration) for schizophrenia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd010646

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To compare the effects of brief cognitive behavioural therapy against standard cognitive behavioural therapy for schizophrenia.

Early intervention for psychosis in low- and middle-income countries needs a public health approach (2013)
Journal Article
Farooq, S. (2013). Early intervention for psychosis in low- and middle-income countries needs a public health approach. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(3), 168-169. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.112.113761

Early intervention in psychosis has significantly improved outcomes compared with standard treatment but it is considered as a luxury for low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries. However, a public health approach that is based on the principles of su... Read More about Early intervention for psychosis in low- and middle-income countries needs a public health approach.

Collaborative care for depression: a literature review and a model for implementation in developing countries (2013)
Journal Article
Farooq, S. (2013). Collaborative care for depression: a literature review and a model for implementation in developing countries. International Health, 5(1), 24-28. https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihs015

Depression will soon be the leading cause of disability in developing countries but effective treatments are not widely available. There is compelling evidence for the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the multicondition collaborative care (MCC... Read More about Collaborative care for depression: a literature review and a model for implementation in developing countries.