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Validity of the patient health questionnaire-9 for depression screening and diagnosis in East Africa
- B. Gelaye, M. Williams, Seblewongele Lemma, N. Deyessa, X. Zhou
- Psychiatry Research
- 15 December 2013
Depression is often underdiagnosed and undertreated in primary care settings, particularly in developing countries. This is, in part, due to challenges resulting from lack of skilled mental health… Expand
Sleep quality and its psychological correlates among university students in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
- S. Lemma, B. Gelaye, Y. Berhane, A. Worku, M. Williams
- Psychology, Medicine
- BMC Psychiatry
- 28 December 2012
BackgroundSleep is an important physiological process for humans. University students in most resource limited countries often report poor sleep quality due to changing social opportunities and… Expand
Epidemiology of maternal depression, risk factors, and child outcomes in low-income and middle-income countries.
Maternal depression, a non-psychotic depressive episode of mild to major severity, is one of the major contributors of pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality. Maternal depression (antepartum or… Expand
Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Working Adults in Ethiopia
Objective. To evaluate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III criteria among working East African… Expand
Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of hygiene among school children in Angolela, Ethiopia.
- A. Vivas, B. Gelaye, N. Aboset, A. Kumie, Y. Berhane, M. Williams
- Journal of preventive medicine and hygiene
- 2 June 2010
INTRODUCTION Poor hygiene practices and inadequate sanitary conditions play major roles in the increased burden of communicable diseases within developing countries. This study evaluated the KAP of… Expand
A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of interventions designed to decrease child abuse in high-risk families.
Child abuse is a global problem, and parents with histories of childhood abuse are at increased risk of abusing their offspring. The objective of this systematic review is to provide a clear overview… Expand
Adverse childhood experiences are associated with adult sleep disorders: a systematic review.
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) represent substantial threats to public health and affect about 58% of youth in the US. In addition to their acute effects such as injury and physical trauma,… Expand
The Epidemiology of Sleep Quality, Sleep Patterns, Consumption of Caffeinated Beverages, and Khat Use among Ethiopian College Students
Objective. To evaluate sleep habits, sleep patterns, and sleep quality among Ethiopian college students; and to examine associations of poor sleep quality with consumption of caffeinated beverages… Expand
Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes among Ethiopian adults.
- L. D. Nshisso, A. Reese, B. Gelaye, S. Lemma, Y. Berhane, M. Williams
- Diabetes & metabolic syndrome
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes among members of an Ethiopian occupational cohort; and to examine the proportion of adults who were aware of their conditions. … Expand
Analysis of polygenic risk score usage and performance in diverse human populations
A historical tendency to use European ancestry samples hinders medical genetics research, including the use of polygenic scores, which are individual-level metrics of genetic risk. We analyze the… Expand