Author: Fiona Samuels

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Chesney, E., Goodwin, G.M., Fazel, S. (2014) ‘Risks of allcause and suicide mortality in mental disorders: a metareview’, World Psychiatry13(2), pp.153-160

Hassan, G, Kirmayer, LJ, Mekki-Berrada A., Quosh, C., el Chammay, R., Deville-Stoetzel, J.B., Youssef, A., Jefee-Bahloul, H., Barkeel-Oteo, A., Coutts, A., Song, S., Ventevogel, P. (2015) Culture, Context and the Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Syrians: A Review for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support staff working with Syrians Affected by Armed Conflict. Geneva: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Ghimire, A. and Samuels, F. (2014) Change and Continuity in Social Norms and Practices Around Marriage and Education in Nepal. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Kapungu, C. and Petroni, S. (2017) Understanding and Tackling the Gendered Drivers of Poor Adolescent Mental Health. Washington, D.C.: International Center for Research on Women.

Kabeer, N., Khan, A., Adlparvar, N. (2017) Afghan Values or Women's Rights? Gendered Narratives about Continuity and Change in Urban Afghanistan. Working Paper 387. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies.

Kieling, C., Baker-Henningham, H., Belfer, M., Conti, G., Ertem, I., Omigbodum, O., Rohde, L.A., Srinath, S., Ulkuer, N., Rahman, A. (2011) ‘Child and adolescent mental health worldwide: evidence for action’, Lancet 378 (9801): 1515-1525.

Naved, R.T. Samuels, F., Le Masson, V., Talukder, A., Gupta, T., Yount, K.M.  (2017) Understanding intimate partner violence in rural Bangladesh: Prevention and response. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Patel, V., Flisher, A.J., Hetrick, S., McGorry, P. (2007) ‘Mental health of young people: a global public- health challenge’, Lancet 369(9569): 1302-1313.

Samuels, F., Jones, N., Gupta, T., Dang Bich, T. and Dao Hong, L.  (2018) Mental health and psychosocial wellbeing among children and young people in Viet Nam. London: Overseas Development Institute and UNICEF Viet Nam.

Samuels, F., Jones, N. and Gupta, T. with Ghimire, A., Karmaliani, R., Naved, R.T., Yount, K.M. (2017) Men and intimate partner violence: From research to action in Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Samuels, F., Gupta, T. and Dan Bich, T. (2016) Mental health study of children and young people in Vietnam. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Sharma, P. (2017) ‘How patriarchy and gender roles contribute to mental health issues in Indian women’. Article in The News Minute.

Stavropoulou, M. and Samuels, F. (2015) Mental health and psychosocial service provision for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings. London: Overseas Development Institute.

UNICEF (1997) Cape Town Principles. Adopted at the Symposium on the Prevention of Recruitment of Children into the Armed Forces and on Demobilization and Social Reintegration of Child Soldiers in Africa, 27-30 April, 1997.

Whiteford, H.A., Degenhardt, L., Rehm, J., Baxter, A.J., Ferrari, A.J., Erskine, H.E., Charlson, F.J. Norman, R.E., Flaxman, A.D., Johns, N., Burstein, R., Murray, C.J.L. and Vos, T. (2013) ‘Global burden of disease attributable to mental and substance use disorders: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010’, Lancet 382(9904): 1575-1586

WHO (2001) The World Health Report 2001, Mental Health: New Understanding, New Hope. Geneva: World Health Organization.

WHO (2001a) ‘Burden of mental and behavioural disorders’, Chapter 2 in The World Health Report 2001, Mental Health: New Understanding, New Hope. Geneva: World Health Organization.

WHO (2010) Mental health and development: targeting people with mental health conditions as a vulnerable group. Geneva: World Health Organization.

WHO (2014) Health for the world’s adolescents. A second chance in the second decade. Geneva: World Health Organization.

WHO (2018a) ‘Mental disorders: key facts’. Geneva: World Health Organization.

WHO (2018b) ‘Suicide: key facts’. Geneva: World Health Organization.

WHO (2016) Preventing suicide: a global imperative. Geneva: World Health Organization.

WHO and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2014) Social determinants of mental health. Geneva: World Health Organization.


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