31 minutes | Feb 24, 2021

41: Addressing the Gap Between Global Mental Health Research and Treatment

Milton L. Wainberg, M.D., joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss protocols for studies implementing comprehensive mental health services in low- and middle-income countries. Dr. Wainberg is a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute and director of the Global Mental Health Implementation Science program at Columbia University. Development of the author's partnership with Psychiatric Services to publish protocols to address the gap between global mental health research and treatment [1:59] Applying lessons learned in low- and middle-income countries to the United States [11:17] Overriding themes of the published protocols [15:41] Key advantages, challenges, and design solutions of these programs [20:15] Overview of what related studies are doing at other sites [21:35] A call to be bold in engaging with complex problems in mental health care [28:11] List of published Global Mental Health Implementation Science Protocols: Adaptation and Implementation of the Multiple-Family Group Intervention in Ghana The Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partnership (SHARP) for Mental Health Capacity-Building Scale-Up Trial: Study Design and Protocol Technology-Assisted Teachers’ Training to Promote Socioemotional Well-Being of Children in Public Schools in Rural Pakistan Youth Functioning and Organizational Success for West African Regional Development (Youth FORWARD): Study Protocol Partnerships in Research to Implement and Disseminate Sustainable and Scalable Evidence-Based Practices (PRIDE) in Mozambique Subscribe to the podcast here. Check out Editor's Choice, a set of curated collections from the rich resource of articles published in the journal. Sign up to receive notification of new Editor's Choice collections. Browse other articles on our web site. Be sure to let your colleagues know about the podcast, and please rate and review it wherever you listen to it. Listen to other podcasts produced by the American Psychiatric Association. Follow the journal on Twitter. E-mail us at psjournal@psych.org
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