• Cultural responses towards the aftermath of suicide among the Acholi in Northern Uganda 

      Mugisha, James; Muyinda, Herbert; Hjelmeland, Heidi; Kinyanda, Eugene; Vancampfort, Davy; Knizek, Birthe Loa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background: Suicide is a public health problem in Uganda among indigenous societies, and different societies manage its aftermath differently. Aim: To explore how the Acholi in Northern Uganda manage the aftermath of ...
    • Health care professionals’ perspectives on physical activity within the Ugandan mental health care system 

      Mugisha, James; De Hert, Marc; Knizek, Birthe Loa; Kwiringira, Japteph; Kinyanda, Eugene; Byansi, William; van Winkel, Ruud; Myin-Germeys, Inez; Stubbs, Brendon; Vancampfort, Davy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Mental health care systems in Africa are faced with a high burden of mental disorders. There is need to explore evidence-based, scalable interventions to compliment the “traditional” health care system. Physical ...
    • The experience of mental health service users in health systems strengthening: lessons from Uganda 

      Mugisha, James; Hanlon, Charlotte; Knizek, Birthe Loa; Ssebunnya, Joshua; Vancampfort, Davy; Kinyanda, Eugene; Kigozi, Fred (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Mental, neurological and substance use disorders are a public health burden in Uganda. Mental health service user involvement could be an important strategy for advocacy and improving service delivery, particularly ...