Jennie Bassett

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BACKGROUND Integration of depression screening into primary care may increase access to mental health services in sub-Saharan Africa, but this approach requires validated screening instruments. We sought to validate the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) as a depression screening tool at a high HIV-burden primary care clinic in Johannesburg, South(More)
Delayed engagement in HIV care threatens the success of HIV treatment programs in sub-Saharan Africa and may be influenced by depression. We examined the relationship between depression prior to HIV diagnosis and engagement in HIV care at a primary care clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa. We screened 1683 patients for depression prior to HIV testing using(More)
The brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana) and a predatory corixid insect, Trichocorixa<lb>verticalis, co-occur in Farmington Bay. The purpose of my research was to discover what part<lb>this predation plays in decreasing the population of Artemia in the bay. A laboratory experiment<lb>was conducted to measure predation rates of corixids on three size classes(More)
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