Saadia Aseem

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BACKGROUND British Pakistani women have a high prevalence of depression. There are no reported psychosocial interventions for depression in ethnic minorities in the UK. AIMS To determine the efficacy of a social group intervention compared with antidepressants, and whether the combination of the two is more efficacious than either alone. METHOD A total(More)
BACKGROUND Common mental health problems impose substantial challenges to patients, carers, and health care systems. A range of interventions have demonstrable efficacy in improving the lives of people experiencing such problems. However many people are disadvantaged, either because they are unable to access primary care, or because access does not lead to(More)
BACKGROUND Psychological therapy is effective for symptoms of mental distress, but many groups with high levels of mental distress face significant barriers in terms of access to care, as current interventions may not be sensitive to their needs or their understanding of mental health. There is a need to develop forms of psychological therapy that are(More)
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