P & N collaboration on global mental health in Tanzania

Monday, August 12, 2013

Psychology & Neuroscience professor Kathy Sikkema and  doctoral student Sarah Wilson, along with Dr. Melissa Watt at Duke Global Health Institute are featured in this month's Duke Research Blog for their upcoming study on psychological interventions for women with obstetric fistula in Tanzania.  Women with obstetric fistula have been found to have higher levels of depression, anxiety, and PTSD due to the social stigmatization associated with the disease.

See Duke's research blog for the full article:

http://sites.duke.edu/dukeresearch/2013/08/07/psychological-help-for-fistula-patients/