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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 34 Citations 3,838 84 World Ranking 3219 National Ranking 23

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mental health
  • Public health
  • Psychiatry

Arvin Bhana focuses on Mental health, Social support, Public health, Psychiatry and Clinical psychology. Arvin Bhana has included themes like Nursing, Psychological intervention and Health care, Community health in his Mental health study. His Psychological intervention research includes themes of Focus group, Mental illness and Mental Healing.

His Social support study combines topics in areas such as Psychosocial and Health education. The concepts of his Public health study are interwoven with issues in Patient Health Questionnaire and Environmental health. His Clinical psychology study incorporates themes from Intervention and Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

His most cited work include:

  • PRIME: A Programme to Reduce the Treatment Gap for Mental Disorders in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries (322 citations)
  • Psychosocial challenges and protective influences for socio-emotional coping of HIV+ adolescents in South Africa: a qualitative investigation (142 citations)
  • Associations among adolescent risk behaviours and self-esteem in six domains: Self-esteem and adolescent risk behaviours (133 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Mental health, Psychiatry, Psychological intervention, Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and Public health. His Mental health study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Nursing, Psychosocial, Family medicine, Health policy and Social support. His Psychiatry study deals with Epidemiology intersecting with Drug.

His study in Psychological intervention is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Poverty, Cycle of poverty, Social psychology and Health promotion. As a part of the same scientific family, Arvin Bhana mostly works in the field of Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, focusing on Gerontology and, on occasion, Developing country. Arvin Bhana has researched Public health in several fields, including Social work, Global mental health and Environmental health.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mental health (53.55%)
  • Psychiatry (24.52%)
  • Psychological intervention (27.10%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Mental health (53.55%)
  • Depression (17.42%)
  • Family medicine (20.65%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Mental health, Depression, Family medicine, Referral and Collaborative Care. His Mental health research incorporates themes from Psychological intervention, Nursing, Clinical psychology and Psychosocial. His Psychological intervention study combines topics in areas such as Capacity building and Stressor.

His research in Depression intersects with topics in Physical therapy and Confidence interval. Clinical trial is closely connected to Randomized controlled trial in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Family medicine. His studies in Collaborative Care integrate themes in fields like Intervention, Cluster randomised controlled trial, Chronic care and Protocol.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Patient Health Questionnaire-9 scores do not accurately estimate depression prevalence: individual participant data meta-analysis (32 citations)
  • Accuracy of the PHQ-2 Alone and in Combination With the PHQ-9 for Screening to Detect Major Depression: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (23 citations)
  • Collaborative care for the detection and management of depression among adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: study protocol for the CobALT randomised controlled trial (14 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mental health
  • Public health
  • Social psychology

Arvin Bhana mainly focuses on Depression, Mental health, Collaborative Care, Chronic care and Patient Health Questionnaire. His study on Perinatal Depression is often connected to Alcohol use disorder as part of broader study in Depression. Arvin Bhana combines subjects such as Rating scale, Internal medicine, Health care and Antenatal depression with his study of Perinatal Depression.

His work deals with themes such as Developing country and Medical education, which intersect with Mental health. His Collaborative Care research focuses on Management of depression and how it connects with Psychological intervention. His work in Patient Health Questionnaire tackles topics such as Meta-analysis which are related to areas like Diagnostic classification, Receiver operating characteristic, Major depressive disorder and Structured interview.

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Best Publications

PRIME: A Programme to Reduce the Treatment Gap for Mental Disorders in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Crick Lund;Mark Tomlinson;Mark Tomlinson;Mary De Silva;Abebaw Fekadu.
PLOS Medicine (2012)

427 Citations

Teenage Tata: Voices of Young Fathers in South Africa

Sharlene Swartz;Arvin Bhana.
(2010)

225 Citations

Psychosocial challenges and protective influences for socio-emotional coping of HIV+ adolescents in South Africa: a qualitative investigation

I. Petersen;A. Bhana;N. Myeza;S. Alicea.
Aids Care-psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of Aids/hiv (2010)

209 Citations

Associations among adolescent risk behaviours and self-esteem in six domains: Self-esteem and adolescent risk behaviours

Lauren G. Wild;Alan J. Flisher;Arvin Bhana;Carl Lombard.
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2004)

202 Citations

Trends in adolescent alcohol and other drug use: findings from three sentinel sites in South Africa (1997-2001).

Charles D.H Parry;Bronwyn Myers;Neo K Morojele;Alan J Flisher.
Journal of Adolescence (2004)

197 Citations

Mental Health Policy Development and Implementation in Four African Countries

Alan J . Flisher;Crick Lund;Michelle Funk;Mwanza Banda.
Journal of Health Psychology (2007)

188 Citations

Collaboration between traditional practitioners and primary health care staff in South Africa: developing a workable partnership for community mental health services.

Vicky Campbell-Hall;Inge Petersen;Arvin Bhana;Sithembile Mjadu.
Transcultural Psychiatry (2010)

167 Citations

Building protective factors to offset sexually risky behaviors among black youths: a randomized control trial.

Carl C. Bell;Rober.t. Gibbons;Anu.p. Amatya;Arvi.n. Bhana.
Journal of The National Medical Association (2008)

163 Citations

A task shifting approach to primary mental health care for adults in South Africa: human resource requirements and costs for rural settings

Inge Petersen;Crick Lund;Arvin Bhana;Alan J Flisher.
Health Policy and Planning (2012)

144 Citations

The VUKA family program: Piloting a family-based psychosocial intervention to promote health and mental health among HIV infected early adolescents in South Africa

Arvin Bhana;Claude Ann Mellins;Inge Petersen;Stacey Alicea.
Aids Care-psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of Aids/hiv (2014)

142 Citations

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