Alan Stein is a Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, Medical Sciences Division. He has led a series of initiatives both in LMICS and in the UK in relation to child and adolescent mental health, including co-leading two Lancet series on risk factors for refugee children developing mental health problems and perinatal mental health. He has also been involved in the development of batteries of executive function measures for use in trials in rural areas.
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Researchers partner with the organisations BRAC and MRC/Wits-Agincourt Unit to develop and study a way to treat or prevent depression among adolescents in low-resource settings.
This study conducts a systematic review of the evidence on individual, family, community, and societal risk and protective factors for the mental health outcomes of children and adolescents who have been displaced to low-income and middle-income countries.