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Scarlett Letter: A study based on experience of stigma by COVID-19 patients in quarantine (2020)
Journal Article
Farooq. (2020). Scarlett Letter: A study based on experience of stigma by COVID-19 patients in quarantine. https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.7.3606

Background and Objectives: Stigma around COVID-19 is a major barrier in global efforts to control the COVID 19 pandemic. Limited data is available regarding stigma faced by COVID-19 patients in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC).... Read More about Scarlett Letter: A study based on experience of stigma by COVID-19 patients in quarantine.

Acute myocardial infarction in several mental illness: a nationwide analysis of prevalence, management strategies and outcomes (2020)
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Mohamed, M., Rashid, M., Farooq, S., Siddiqui, N., Parwani, P., Shiers, D., …Mamas, M. (2020). Acute myocardial infarction in several mental illness: a nationwide analysis of prevalence, management strategies and outcomes. European Heart Journal, 41(Supplement_2), https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/ehaa946.3146

Background Severe mental illness (SMI) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. However, it is unclear whether SMI patients are just as likely to receive guideline-recommended therapy for AMI as those without men... Read More about Acute myocardial infarction in several mental illness: a nationwide analysis of prevalence, management strategies and outcomes.

Culturally adapted trauma-focused CBT-based guided self-help (CatCBT GSH) for female victims of domestic violence in Pakistan: feasibility randomized controlled trial. (2020)
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Farooq. (2020). Culturally adapted trauma-focused CBT-based guided self-help (CatCBT GSH) for female victims of domestic violence in Pakistan: feasibility randomized controlled trial. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 50-61. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1352465820000685

BACKGROUND: Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), self-help and guided self-help interventions have been found to be efficacious and cost effective for victims of trauma, but there are limited data from low- and middle-income countries on culturally ada... Read More about Culturally adapted trauma-focused CBT-based guided self-help (CatCBT GSH) for female victims of domestic violence in Pakistan: feasibility randomized controlled trial..

Corrigendum to ``Pharmacological interventions for prevention of depression in high risk conditions: Systematic review and meta-analysis.'' Journal of Affective Disorders Volume 269, 15 May 2020, Pages 58-69. (2020)
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Farooq, S., Singh, S. P., Burke, D., Naeem, F., & Ayub, M. (2020). Corrigendum to ``Pharmacological interventions for prevention of depression in high risk conditions: Systematic review and meta-analysis.'' Journal of Affective Disorders Volume 269, 15 May 2020, Pages 58-69. Journal of Affective Disorders, 274, 1216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.068

Cost-effectiveness of WHO Problem Management Plus for adults with mood and anxiety disorders in a post-conflict area of Pakistan: randomised controlled trial. (2020)
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Farooq. (2020). Cost-effectiveness of WHO Problem Management Plus for adults with mood and anxiety disorders in a post-conflict area of Pakistan: randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 623-629. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.2020.138

BACKGROUND: With the development of evidence-based interventions for treatment of priority mental health conditions in humanitarian settings, it is important to establish the cost-effectiveness of such interventions to enable their scale-up. AIMS: To... Read More about Cost-effectiveness of WHO Problem Management Plus for adults with mood and anxiety disorders in a post-conflict area of Pakistan: randomised controlled trial..

Supervised treatment in outpatients for schizophrenia plus (STOPS+): protocol for a cluster randomised trial of a community-based intervention to improve treatment adherence and reduce the treatment gap for schizophrenia in Pakistan (2020)
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Shepherd, T. A., Ul-Haq, Z., Ul-Haq, M., Firaz Khan, M., Afridi, A., Dikomitis, L., …Farooq, S. (2020). Supervised treatment in outpatients for schizophrenia plus (STOPS+): protocol for a cluster randomised trial of a community-based intervention to improve treatment adherence and reduce the treatment gap for schizophrenia in Pakistan. BMJ Open, 10(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034709

Introduction: There is a significant treatment gap, with only a few community-based services for people with schizophrenia in Low- and Middle-Income countries. Poor treatment adherence in schizophrenia is associated with poorer health outcomes, suici... Read More about Supervised treatment in outpatients for schizophrenia plus (STOPS+): protocol for a cluster randomised trial of a community-based intervention to improve treatment adherence and reduce the treatment gap for schizophrenia in Pakistan.

Pharmacological interventions for prevention of depression in high risk conditions: Systematic review and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
Farooq. (2020). Pharmacological interventions for prevention of depression in high risk conditions: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 58 - 69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.03.024

BACKGROUND: Background Depressive disorders account for almost half of all Disability Adjusted Life Years caused by psychiatric disorders but efficacy of pharmacological interventions to prevent depressive disorders is not known. We aimed to assess e... Read More about Pharmacological interventions for prevention of depression in high risk conditions: Systematic review and meta-analysis..

Do Asian Patients Require Only Half of the Clozapine Dose Prescribed for Caucasians? A Critical Overview (2020)
Journal Article
Farooq. (2020). Do Asian Patients Require Only Half of the Clozapine Dose Prescribed for Caucasians? A Critical Overview. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 4-10. https://doi.org/10.4103/IJPSYM.IJPSYM_379_19

Since 1997, studies have found that Asians need lower clozapine doses than Caucasians. Caucasians with average clozapine metabolism may need from 300 to 600 mg/day to reach the therapeutic range (350 ng/ml). Thus, serum clozapine concentration-to-dos... Read More about Do Asian Patients Require Only Half of the Clozapine Dose Prescribed for Caucasians? A Critical Overview.