Published on in Vol 6 , No 12 (2017) :December

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/8925, first published .
The Effect of Group Support Psychotherapy Delivered by Trained Lay Health Workers for Depression Treatment Among People with HIV in Uganda: Protocol of a Pragmatic, Cluster Randomized Trial

The Effect of Group Support Psychotherapy Delivered by Trained Lay Health Workers for Depression Treatment Among People with HIV in Uganda: Protocol of a Pragmatic, Cluster Randomized Trial

The Effect of Group Support Psychotherapy Delivered by Trained Lay Health Workers for Depression Treatment Among People with HIV in Uganda: Protocol of a Pragmatic, Cluster Randomized Trial

Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu 1 * , MMED(Psych), PhD ;   Seggane Musisi 1 * , FRCP(C) ;   Kizito Wamala 2 * , MSc ;   James Okello 3 * , MMED(Psych), PhD ;   Sheila Ndyanabangi 4 * , MBChB, MPH ;   Ramin Mojtabai 5 * , MD, PhD ;   Jean Nachega 6, 7, 8, 9 * , MD, PhD ;   Ofir Harari 10 * , PhD ;   Edward Mills 11 * , PhD

1 Department of Psychiatry , College of Health Sciences , Makerere University , Kampala , UG

2 Department of Psychology , Center for Victims of Torture , Gulu , UG

3 Department of Mental Health , Faculty of Medicine , Gulu University , Gulu , UG

4 Mental Health Program , Ministry of Health of Uganda , Kampala , UG

5 Department of Mental Health , Bloomberg's School of Public Health , Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore , MD , US

6 Stellenbosch Center for Infectious Disease , Department of Medicine , Stellenbosch University , Cape Town , ZA

7 Department of Epidemiology , Pittsburg Graduate School of Public Health , University of Pittsburg , Pittsburgh , PA , US

8 Department of Epidemiology , Bloomberg's School of Public Health , Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore , MD , US

9 Department of International Health , Bloomberg's School of Public Health , Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore , MD , US

10 MTEK Sciences Inc , Vancouver , BC , CA

11 Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics , McMaster University , Hamilton , ON , CA

*all authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu, MMED(Psych), PhD
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • College of Health Sciences
  • Makerere University
  • Old Mulago Hospital Complex
  • Mulago Hill Road
  • Kampala
  • UG
  • Phone: 256 788994050
  • Email: ethelmpungu@yahoo.com