Wietse A. Tol, PhD MA

Position(s)

Dr. Ali & Rose Kawi Assistant Professor

School(s)

Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Personal Website

SciVal Website Link
Current Courses Link

global mental health; psychosocial support; adversity; low- and middle-income countries; humanitarian settings; poverty; conflict; violence; disaster

  • Selected recent publications:

  • Tol, W.A., Barbui, C., van Ommeren, M. (2013). Management of Acute Stress Symptoms, PTSD, and Bereavement: Recommendations from the WHO Guideline Development Group for Conditions Specifically Related to Stress. Journal of the American Medical Association, 310(5), 477-8

  • Tol, W.A., Song, S., Jordans, M.J.D. (2013). Annual Research Review: Resilience and mental health in children and adolescents living in areas of armed conflict: A systematic review of findings in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 54(4),445-60 

  • Tol, W.A., Komproe, I.H., Jordans, M.J.D., Vallipuram, A., Sipsma, H., Sivayokan, S., Macy, R.D. & de Jong, J.T.V.M. (2012). School-based mental health intervention for children affected by war in Sri Lanka: a cluster randomized trial. World Psychiatry, 11, 114-22

  • Tol, W.A., Barbui, C., Galappatti, A., Silove, D., Betancourt, T.S., Souza, R., Golaz, A., & van Ommeren, M. (2011) Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and research. Lancet, 378, 1581-91

  • Tol, W.A., Patel, V., Tomlinson, M., Baingana, F., Galappatti, A., Panter-Brick, C., Silove, D., Sondorp, E., Wessells, M. & van Ommeren, M. (2011). Research priorities for mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings. PLoS Medicine, 8(9), e1001096

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Projects

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