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Journal articles

Peprah P; Yeboah-Asiamah Asare B; Nyadanu SD; Asare-Doku W; Adu C; Peprah J; Osafo J; Kretchy IA; Gyasi RM, 2023, 'Considering the Cultural Context of Parental Involvement and Loneliness', Journal of Adolescent Health, 73, pp. 1166 - 1167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2023.09.006

Osafo J; Asare-Doku W; Akotia CS, 2023, 'Exploring the role of religion in the recovery experiences of suicide attempt survivors in Ghana', BMC Psychiatry, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-023-04674-3

Donnir GM; Asare-Doku W, 2023, 'Prevalence of psychiatric disorders among sentenced prisoners in a medium security prison in Ghana: Implications for mental health assessment and service', Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 33, pp. 354 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2307

Peprah P; Asare BYA; Nyadanu SD; Asare-Doku W; Adu C; Peprah J; Osafo J; Kretchy IA; Gyasi RM, 2023, 'Bullying Victimization and Suicidal Behavior among adolescents in 28 Countries and Territories: A Moderated Mediation Model', Journal of Adolescent Health, 73, pp. 110 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2023.01.029

Donnir GM; Asare-Doku W; Boakye KE, 2023, 'Substance use disorders among adults during imprisonment in a medium security prison: Prevalence and risk indicators', Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 33, pp. 62 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2273

Winifred A-D; Jane RL; Brian K; Amponsah-Tawiah K; Carole J, 2022, 'Mental health and workplace factors: comparison of the Ghanaian and Australian mining industry.', BMC Health Serv Res, 22, pp. 322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-07712-0

Asare-Doku W; James C; Rich JL; Amponsah-Tawiah K; Kelly B, 2022, '“Mental health is not our core business”: A qualitative study of mental health supports in the Ghanaian mining industry', Safety Science, 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2021.105484

Ae-Ngibise KA; Asare-Doku W; Peprah J; Mujtaba MN; Nifasha D; Donnir GM, 2021, 'The mental health outcomes of food insecurity and insufficiency in west Africa: A systematic narrative review', Behavioral Sciences, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/bs11110146

Atorkey P; Akwei M; Asare-Doku W, 2021, 'Consumption of carbonated soft drinks among Ghanaian adolescents: associations with socio-demographic factors, health risk factors and psychological distress', Nutrition and Health, 27, pp. 329 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0260106021996933

Asare-Doku W; Donnir GM; Ae-Ngibise K; Peprah J; Awuviry-Newton K; Acquah F, 2021, 'Psychiatric disorders among the military in west africa: A systematic narrative review', Behavioral Sciences, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/bs11100138

Asare-Doku W; Rich JL; Kelly B; Amponsah-Tawiah K; James C, 2021, 'Mental health and mining: the Ghanaian gold mining story', International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 94, pp. 1353 - 1362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00420-021-01726-7

Quarshie ENB; Andoh-Arthur J; Asante KO; Asare-Doku W, 2021, 'Online media reporting of suicidal behaviour in Ghana: Analysis of adherence to the WHO guidelines', International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 67, pp. 251 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020764020919787

Armiya’u AY; Asare-Doku W; Donnir G, 2021, 'Personality Disorders and Correlates of Homicide Offenders: A Comparative Analysis', Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 32, pp. 933 - 948, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2021.1947349

Quarshie ENB; Asante KO; Andoh-Arthur J; Asare-Doku W; Navelle PL, 2021, 'Suicide attempts and deaths in older persons in Ghana: A media surveillance approach', Current Psychology, 40, pp. 292 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12144-018-9932-5

Oloruntoba R; Asare-Doku W, 2021, 'Self-Reliance in Disaster Recovery: A Systematic Literature Review 1990–2019', International Journal of Mass Emergencies & Disasters, 39, pp. 11 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/028072702103900102

Asare-Doku W; Rich J; Kelly B; James C, 2020, 'Mental health interventions in the mining industry: a narrative review', Mental Health Review Journal, 25, pp. 153 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MHRJ-10-2019-0039

Akotia CS; Osafo J; Asare-Doku W; Boakye KE, 2020, 'News Editors’ Views about Suicide and Suicide Stories in Ghana', Psychological Studies, 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12646-019-00511-4

Quarshie ENB; Cheataa-Plange HV; Annor F; Asare-Doku W; Lartey JKS, 2019, 'Prevalence of suicidal behaviour among nursing and midwifery college students in Ghana', Nursing Open, 6, pp. 897 - 906, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nop2.271

Asare-Doku W; Osafo J; Akotia CS, 2019, 'Comparing the reasons for suicide from attempt survivors and their families in Ghana', BMC Public Health, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6743-z

Asare-Doku W; Osafo J; Akotia CS, 2017, 'The experiences of attempt survivor families and how they cope after a suicide attempt in Ghana: A qualitative study', BMC Psychiatry, 17, pp. 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1336-9

Conference Abstracts

Woods A; Conigrave K; Foley C; Asare-Doku W; Shakeshaft A; Farrell M; Doyle M, 2023, 'A systematic review of extended-release pharmacotherapies for substance use disorders in incarcerated populations', in A systematic review of extended-release pharmacotherapies for substance use disorders in incarcerated populations, presented at APSAD 2023 Conference, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13749

Stolk SS; Foley C; Asare-Doku W, 2023, 'Alcohol and other drug treatment interventions for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: A systematic review', in Alcohol and other drug treatment interventions for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: A systematic review, presented at APSAD 2023 Conference, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13749

Gates P; Shakeshaft A; Asare-Doku W; Economidis G; Stolk SS; Trudgett S; Tran A; Garden J; Farnbach S, 2023, 'Community-wide alcohol and other drug intervention with Norfolk Island', in Community-wide alcohol and other drug intervention with Norfolk Island, presented at APSAD 2023 Conference, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13749

Asare-Doku W; Peprah P; Santo T; Weatherburn D, 2023, 'Global coverage and retention factors of criminal justice-related drug and alcohol treatment programs among offenders: A systematic review', in Global coverage and retention factors of criminal justice-related drug and alcohol treatment programs among offenders: A systematic review, presented at APSAD 2023 Conference, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13749

Donnir G; Asare-Doku W, 2021, 'Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders and Associated Characteristics for Recidivism: A Study among Prisoners in Ghana', in Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders and Associated Characteristics for Recidivism: A Study among Prisoners in Ghana, presented at RANZCP 2021 Congress, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048674211004750

Donnir G; Asare-Doku W, 2021, 'Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders and Associated Characteristics for Recidivism: A Study among Prisoners in Ghana', in Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders and Associated Characteristics for Recidivism: A Study among Prisoners in Ghana, presented at RANZCP 2021 Congress, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048674211004750

Reports

Asare-Doku W; Stolk S; Peacock AMY; Shakeshaft A; Waller E; Nathan S; Economidis G; Ravulo J; Meo-Sewabu L; D'Este C; Thapa P; Abbott T; Satour T; Tulele L; Wilson K; Doran C; Mhey-Rivas T; Macpherson G; Lynch M; Taylor S; Santo T; Graham D; Baillie G; Tran A; Aiken A; Harwood E; Turner A; Reeve R; Degenhardt L; Farrell M; Santo Jr T, 2023, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Kava Pilot Program, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, https://www.odc.gov.au/resources/publications/monitoring-and-evaluation-kava-pilot-program

Asare-Doku W; Macdonald C; Ottaviano S; Degenhardt L; Farrell M, 2023, Review of interventions to treat drug use disorders among girls and women in the criminal justice system in low- and middle-income countries, https://www.unodc.org/documents/commissions/CND/CND_Sessions/CND_66/ECN72023_CRP10_2304065E.pdf

Koomson WF; Asare-Doku W; Omuojine J-P; Cobbold S; Donnir G; Tabiri S, 2022, WHO-AIMS report on mental health system in Ghana, World Health Organisation, https://www.afro.who.int/countries/ghana/publication/who-aims-report-mental-health-system-ghana


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