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Maharjan, S. M., Poudyal, A., Av, H., Byanjankar, P., Thapa, A., Islam, C., Kohrt, B.. & Hagaman, A. (2021). Passive sensing on mobile devices to improve mental health services with adolescent and young mothers in low-resource settings: the role of families in feasibility and acceptability. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 21, 117.

Poudyal A, van Heerden A, Hagaman A, Islam C, Thapa A, Maharjan SM, Byanjankar P and Kohrt BA (2021) What Does Social Support Sound Like? Challenges and Opportunities for Using Passive Episodic Audio Collection to Assess the Social Environment. Front. Public Health 9:633606. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.633606

Byanjankar, P., Poudyal, A., Kohrt, B. A., Maharjan, S. M., Hagaman, A., & van Heerden, A. (2020). Utilizing passive sensing data to provide personalized psychological care in low-resource settings. Gates Open Research, 4(118), 118. (

Poudyal, A., van Heerden, A., Hagaman, A., Maharjan, S. M., Byanjankar, P., Subba, P., & Kohrt, B. A. (2019). Wearable digital sensors to identify risks of postpartum depression and personalize psychological treatment for adolescent mothers: protocol for a mixed methods exploratory study in rural Nepal. JMIR research protocols, 8(9), e14734.

Kohrt BA, Rai S, Vilakazi K, Thapa K, Bhardwaj A, van Heerden A. Procedures to Select Digital Sensing Technologies for Passive Data Collection With Children and Their Caregivers: Qualitative Cultural Assessment in South Africa and Nepal. JMIR Pediatric and Parenting ( 2019); 2(1):e12366. DOI: 10.2196/12366


Comparison of mental health between former child soldiers and children never conscripted by armed groups in Nepal

BA Kohrt, MJD Jordans, WA Tol, RA Speckman, SM Maharjan, ...

Jama 300 (6), 691-702


Evaluation of a classroom‐based psychosocial intervention in conflict‐affected Nepal: a cluster randomized controlled trial

MJD Jordans, IH Komproe, WA Tol, BA Kohrt, NP Luitel, RD Macy, ...

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 51 (7), 818-826


Nepali concepts of psychological trauma: the role of idioms of distress, ethnopsychology and ethnophysiology in alleviating suffering and preventing stigma

BA Kohrt, DJ Hruschka

Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 34 (2), 322-352


Neuropsychological functioning as a moderator of the relationship between psychosocial functioning and the subjective experience of self and life in schizophrenia

JS Brekke, B Kohrt, MF Green

Schizophrenia Bulletin 27 (4), 697-708


Navigating diagnoses: Understanding mind–body relations, mental health, and stigma in Nepal

BA Kohrt, I Harper

Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 32 (4), 462


Validation of cross-cultural child mental health and psychosocial research instruments: adapting the Depression Self-Rating Scale and Child PTSD Symptom Scale in Nepal

BA Kohrt, MJD Jordans, WA Tol, NP Luitel, SM Maharjan, N Upadhaya

BMC Psychiatry 11 (1), 127


Political violence and mental health: a multi-disciplinary review of the literature on Nepal

WA Tol, BA Kohrt, MJD Jordans, SB Thapa, J Pettigrew, N Upadhaya, ...

Social science & medicine 70 (1), 35-44


Social ecology of child soldiers: child, family, and community determinants of mental health, psychosocial well-being, and reintegration in Nepal

BA Kohrt, MJD Jordans, WA Tol, E Perera, R Karki, S Koirala, ...

Transcultural psychiatry 47 (5), 727-753


Cultural concepts of distress and psychiatric disorders: literature review and research recommendations for global mental health epidemiology

BA Kohrt, A Rasmussen, BN Kaiser, EE Haroz, SM Maharjan, ...

International Journal of Epidemiology 43 (2), 365-406


Culture in psychiatric epidemiology: using ethnography and multiple mediator models to assess the relationship of caste with depression and anxiety in Nepal

BA Kohrt, RA Speckman, RD Kunz, JL Baldwin, N Upadhaya, NR Acharya, ...

Annals of Human Biology 36 (3), 261-280


Political violence and mental health in Nepal: prospective study

BA Kohrt, DJ Hruschka, CM Worthman, RD Kunz, JL Baldwin, ...

The British Journal of Psychiatry 201, 268-275


“Somatization” and “Comorbidity”: A Study of Jhum‐Jhum and Depression in Rural Nepal

BA Kohrt, RD Kunz, JL Baldwin, NR Koirala, VD Sharma, M Nepal

Ethos 33 (1), 125-147


Conflict and mental health: a cross-sectional epidemiological study in Nepal

NP Luitel, MJD Jordans, RP Sapkota, WA Tol, BA Kohrt, SB Thapa, ...

Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology 48 (2), 183-193


Distribution of distress in post-socialist Mongolia: a cultural epidemiology of yadargaa

BA Kohrt, DJ Hruschka, HE Kohrt, NL Panebianco, G Tsagaankhuu

Social science & medicine 58 (3), 471-485


Therapist competence in global mental health: development of the ENhancing Assessment of Common Therapeutic factors (ENACT) rating scale

BA Kohrt, MJD Jordans, S Rai, P Shrestha, NP Luitel, MK Ramaiya, ...

Behaviour research and therapy 69, 11-21


Validation of a Nepali version of the Beck Depression Inventory

BA Kohrt, RD Kunz, NR Koirala, VD Sharma, MK Nepal

Nepalese Journal of Psychiatry 2 (4), 123-130


Children and Revolution: The Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Child Soldiers in Nepal's Maoist Army

BA Kohrt, WA Tol, J Pettigrew, R Karki

The War Machine and Global Health: A Critical Medical Anthropological …


Gender and anxiety in Nepal: the role of social support, stressful life events, and structural violence

BA Kohrt, CM Worthman

CNS neuroscience & therapeutics 15 (3), 237-248


Detection of depression in low resource settings: validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and cultural concepts of distress in Nepal

BA Kohrt, NP Luitel, P Acharya, MJD Jordans

BMC psychiatry 16 (1), 58


Vulnerable social groups in postconflict settings: a mixed methods policy analysis and epidemiology study of caste and psychological morbidity in Nepal

BA Kohrt

Intervention 7 (3), 239-264


Cross-cultural gene− environment interactions in depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and the cortisol awakening response: FKBP5 polymorphisms and childhood trauma in …

BA Kohrt, CM Worthman, KJ Ressler, KB Mercer, N Upadhaya, S Koirala, ...

International Review of Psychiatry 27 (3), 180-196


Adapting the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Model of Police Mental Health Collaboration in a Low-Income, Post-Conflict Country: Curriculum Development in Liberia, West Africa

BA Kohrt, E Blasingame, MT Compton, SF Dakana, B Dossen, F Lang, ...

American journal of public health 105 (3), e73-e80


Impact of peer support on PTSD, hope, and functional impairment: a mixed-methods study of child soldiers in Nepal

CA Morley, BA Kohrt

Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma 22 (7), 714-734


When a Child is no Longer a Child: Nepali Ethnopsychology of Child Development and Violence

BA Kohrt, SM Maharjan

Studies in Nepali History and Society 14 (1), 107-142


Child abuse, disruptive behavior disorders, depression, and salivary cortisol levels among institutionalized and community‐residing boys in Mongolia

BA Kohrt, DJ Hruschka, HE Kohrt, VG Carrion, ID Waldman, ...

Asia‐Pacific Psychiatry 7, 7-19








































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