Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a scientific approach that involves engaging key stakeholders in the research process. CBPR enhances access, engagement, and responsiveness to behavioral health programming, especially for underserved or specialized populations with unique cultures and needs. The unique stressors associated with the deployment cycle (DeVoe & Ross, 2012) and the nuances of military […]
Introductions Todd Ryser-Oatman is enrolled in the University of Kentucky Counseling Doctoral Program. His research interests focus on the well-being of the LGBTQ community. His dissertation focuses on help-seeking experiences of sexual minority men who have experienced intimate partner violence in their same-sex relationships. Alyssa Clements-Hickman is also enrolled in the University of Kentucky Counseling […]
In a previous article, we reviewed the major tenets and goals of community-based participatory research (CBPR). In this article, we'll explain the lessons we learned from our PCORI-funded project, titled "Facilitating Male Trauma Survivors' Meaningful Involvement in Research." Introduction If you do a quick search for prevalence rates of childhood sexual abuse for males as […]
Article Review of "Effectiveness of an Intervention Led by Lay Health Counsellors for Depressive and Anxiety Disorders"
The authors of this article aimed to provide empirical support for an interpersonal therapy intervention for decreasing levels of depression and anxiety for adults in a specific resource-scarce community in India. The team of researchers in the study include members of Columbia University Teachers College Global Mental Health Lab, which investigates empirically supported treatments for […]