Professor Ricardo Araya


Global Mental Health


Department of Population Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Research Area
Child health
Clinical care
Clinical trials
Complex interventions
Health services research
Health systems
Primary care
Public health
Adolescent health
Global Health
Disease and Health Conditions
Chronic disease
Mental health
Arab World
East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
European Union
Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
Middle East & North Africa (developing only)
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

The Healthy Activity Program lay counsellor delivered treatment for severe depression in India: systematic development and randomised evaluation.
Chowdhary, N.; Anand, A.; Dimidjian, S.; Shinde, S.; Weobong, B.; Balaji, M.; Hollon, S.D.; Rahman, A.; Wilson, G.T.; Verdeli, H.; Araya, R.; King, M.; Jordans, M.J.; Fairburn, C.; Kirkwood, B.; Patel, V.;
Br J Psychiatry
Building Research Capacity Across and Within Low- and Middle-Income Countries: The Collaborative Hubs for International Research on Mental Health.
Pilowsky, D.J.; Rojas, G.; Price, L.N.; Appiah-Poku, J.; Razzaque, B.; Sharma, M.; Schneider, M.; Seedat, S.; Bonini, B.B.; Gureje, O.; Kola, L.; Lund, C.; Sorsdahl, K.; Araya, R.; Menezes, P.R.;
Acad Psychiatry
Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of collaborative care for depression in UK primary care (CADET): a cluster randomised controlled trial.
Richards, D.A. ; Bower, P. ; Chew-Graham, C. ; Gask, L. ; Lovell, K. ; Cape, J. ; Pilling, S. ; Araya, R. ; Kessler, D. ; Barkham, M. ; Bland, J.M. ; Gilbody, S. ; Green, C. ; Lewis, G. ; Manning, C. ; Kontopantelis, E. ; Hill, J.J. ; Hughes-Morley, A. ; Russell, A. ;
Health Technol Assess
Validation of screening tools for depression and anxiety disorders in a primary care population with high HIV prevalence in Zimbabwe.
Chibanda, D. ; Verhey, R. ; Gibson, L.J. ; Munetsi, E. ; Machando, D. ; Rusakaniko, S. ; Munjoma, R. ; Araya, R. ; Weiss, H.A. ; Abas, M. ;
J Affect Disord
Computerised cognitive behaviour therapy (cCBT) as treatment for depression in primary care (REEACT trial): large scale pragmatic randomised controlled trial.
Gilbody, S. ; Littlewood, E. ; Hewitt, C. ; Brierley, G. ; Tharmanathan, P. ; Araya, R. ; Barkham, M. ; Bower, P. ; Cooper, C. ; Gask, L. ; Kessler, D. ; Lester, H. ; Lovell, K. ; Parry, G. ; Richards, D.A. ; Andersen, P. ; Brabyn, S. ; Knowles, S. ; Shepherd, C. ; Tallon, D. ; White, D. ; REEACT Team, . ;
A randomised controlled trial of computerised cognitive behaviour therapy for the treatment of depression in primary care: the Randomised Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Acceptability of Computerised Therapy (REEACT) trial.
Littlewood, E. ; Duarte, A. ; Hewitt, C. ; Knowles, S. ; Palmer, S. ; Walker, S. ; Andersen, P. ; Araya, R. ; Barkham, M. ; Bower, P. ; Brabyn, S. ; Brierley, G. ; Cooper, C. ; Gask, L. ; Kessler, D. ; Lester, H. ; Lovell, K. ; Muhammad, U. ; Parry, G. ; Richards, D.A. ; Richardson, R. ; Tallon, D. ; Tharmanathan, P. ; White, D. ; Gilbody, S. ;
Health Technol Assess
Teachers' wellbeing and depressive symptoms, and associated risk factors: A large cross sectional study in English secondary schools.
Kidger, J. ; Brockman, R. ; Tilling, K. ; Campbell, R. ; Ford, T. ; Araya, R. ; King, M. ; Gunnell, D. ;
J Affect Disord
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