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The relationship between pain and depression and anxiety in patients with inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review protocol (2023)
Journal Article
Cox, N., Hawarden, A., Bajpai, R., Farooq, S., Twohig, H., Muller, S., & Scott, I. C. (2024). The relationship between pain and depression and anxiety in patients with inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review protocol. Rheumatology International, 44, 435–440. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00296-023-05450-y

Pain is a major challenge for patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA). Depression and anxiety are common comorbidities in IA, associating with worse outcomes. How they relate to pain is uncertain, with existing systematic reviews (a) mainly conside... Read More about The relationship between pain and depression and anxiety in patients with inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review protocol.

The acceptability of the Fire and Rescue Service working with primary care to improve identification of mental health problems in older adults. A mixed-method qualitative study (2023)
Journal Article
Fisher, T., Chew-Graham, C. A., Corp, N., Farooq, S., Kingston, P., Read, I., …Kingstone, T. (2023). The acceptability of the Fire and Rescue Service working with primary care to improve identification of mental health problems in older adults. A mixed-method qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice Open (BJGP Open), 7(4), Article 0059. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpo.2023.0059

Traditional healers working with primary care and mental health for early intervention in psychosis in young persons: protocol for the feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial (2023)
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Farooq, S., Sheikh, S., Dikomitis, L., Haq, M. M. U., Khan, A. J., Sanauddin, N., …Lewis, M. (2023). Traditional healers working with primary care and mental health for early intervention in psychosis in young persons: protocol for the feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 13(7), Article e072471. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-072471

Objectives In low/middle-income countries (LMICs), more than half of patients with first-episode psychosis initially seek treatment from traditional and religious healers as their first care. This contributes to an excessively long duration of untrea... Read More about Traditional healers working with primary care and mental health for early intervention in psychosis in young persons: protocol for the feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial.

Traditional healers working with primary care and mental health for early intervention in psychosis in young persons: protocol for the feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial (2023)
Journal Article
Farooq, S., Sheikh, S., Dikomitis, L., Haq, M. M. U., Khan, A. J., Sanauddin, N., …Lewis, M. (2023). Traditional healers working with primary care and mental health for early intervention in psychosis in young persons: protocol for the feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 13(7), e072471. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-072471

Objectives: In low/middle-income countries (LMICs), more than half of patients with first-episode psychosis initially seek treatment from traditional and religious healers as their first care. This contributes to an excessively long duration of untre... Read More about Traditional healers working with primary care and mental health for early intervention in psychosis in young persons: protocol for the feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial.

Role of Primary Care Physicians in management of Schizophrenia in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC): A systematic review (2023)
Journal Article
Khan, M. F., Ul-Haq, Z., Ul Haq, M. M., Afridi, A., & Farooq, S. (2023). Role of Primary Care Physicians in management of Schizophrenia in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC): A systematic review. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, 39(4), https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.39.4.7286

Many people with Schizophrenia lack the resources and access to mental health services especially in low and middle income countries. Integration of mental health into primary care services can be a cost effective way of reducing the disability assoc... Read More about Role of Primary Care Physicians in management of Schizophrenia in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC): A systematic review.

Study protocol of DIVERGE, the first genetic epidemiological study of major depressive disorder in Pakistan. (2023)
Journal Article
Valkovskaya, M., Hassan, A., Zartaloudi, E., Hussain, F., Umar, M., Khizar, B., …Kuchenbaecker, K. (2023). Study protocol of DIVERGE, the first genetic epidemiological study of major depressive disorder in Pakistan. Psychiatric Genetics, 33(2), 69-78. https://doi.org/10.1097/ypg.0000000000000333

INTRODUCTION: Globally, 80% of the burdenof major depressive disorder (MDD) pertains to low- and middle-income countries. Research into genetic and environmental risk factors has the potential to uncover disease mechanisms that may contribute to bett... Read More about Study protocol of DIVERGE, the first genetic epidemiological study of major depressive disorder in Pakistan..