Adaptation of community health worker-delivered behavioral activation for torture survivors in Kurdistan, Iraq

@inproceedings{Magidson2015AdaptationOC,
  title={Adaptation of community health worker-delivered behavioral activation for torture survivors in Kurdistan, Iraq},
  author={Jessica F. Magidson and Carl W. Lejuez and Talar Kamal and Edward J. Blevins and Laura K Murray and Judith K. Bass and Paul A. Bolton and Sherry L. Pagoto},
  booktitle={Global mental health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Growing evidence supports the use of Western therapies for the treatment of depression, trauma, and stress delivered by community health workers (CHWs) in conflict-affected, resource-limited countries. A recent randomized controlled trial (Bolton et al. 2014a) supported the efficacy of two CHW-delivered interventions, cognitive processing therapy (CPT) and brief behavioral activation treatment for depression (BATD), for reducing depressive symptoms and functional impairment among… CONTINUE READING
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