Judy Bass

Job role: 
Associate Professor
Member type: 
Educator / Academic
Researcher
Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
North America
South America
Asia
Europe
Population: 
Maternal and neonatal health
Children and adolescents
Adults
Older adults
Families and carers
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Non-communicable diseases (e.g. cancer, diabetes, stroke)
Communicable diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB)
Disability
Disorders of interest: 
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Alcohol/drug use disorders
Self-harm/suicide
Country: 
United States of America

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Can mental health treatments help prevent or reduce intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries?

This systematic review identified few studies evaluating the impact of mental health treatments on the prevention or reduction of intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries despite epidemiological research suggesting that this would be a beneficial direction for research and intervention. The conclusion calls for further research in diverse settings and with diverse populations.
Page type: 
Research summaries and systematic reviews
Approach: 
Detection and diagnosis
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Mind and Heart: Community-based group Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for survivors of sexual violence

Adaptation of group Cognitive Processing Therapy to a low-income context with ongoing conflict.
Region: 
Africa
Population: 
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorder: 
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
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Mind and Heart: Addressing psychosocial needs for survivors of sexual violence in humanitarian settings

In this blog for World Humanitarian Day 2018, Judy Bass (JHU) and Debra Kaysen (UW) discuss the psychosocial needs for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings and introduce the Mind and Heart innovation.