Over the past several years our research team has been involved in a large number of projects both as principle investigator and as a collaborating organization. This is a comprehensive list of all our publications.

The database below includes our publications with restricted access, if you would like to access them please contact research@accessalliance.ca.

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Everyone can do Research: A Plain Language Guide on How to do Research Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services 2013 Toolkit Community-based Research
CBR_Toolkit_Jan2012 Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services 2012 Toolkit
Mental health of South Asian youth in Peel Region, Toronto, Canada: a qualitative study of determinants, coping strategies and service access Abuelaish, I., Ahmad, F., Ahmadzi, H.M., Khoaja, K., Li. J., Lou, W., Norman, C.D., Shakya, Y.B. 2017 BMJ Open Mental Health Peer Reviewed
Preconsult interactive computer-assisted client assessment survey for common mental disorders in a community health centre: a randomized controlled trial Ahmad, F., Dinca-Panaitescu. S., Ginsburg, L., Ledwos, C., Lou, W., McKenzie, K., Ng, P.T., Rashid, M., Shakya, Y.B. 2017 CMAJ Open Mental Health Peer Reviewed
Burden of common mental disorders in a community health centre sample Ahmad, F., Ferrari, M., Ginsburg, L., Ledwos, C., Lou, W., McKenzie, K., Ng, P.T., Rashid, M., Shakya, Y.B. 2016 Canadian Family Physician Mental Health Peer Reviewed
Computer-assisted client assessment survey for mental health: patient and health provider perspectives Ahmad, F., Ferrari, M., Ledwos, C., McKenzie, K., Shakya, Y.B. 2016 BMC Health Services Research Mental Health Peer Reviewed
Newcomer Refugee Youth as ‘Resettlement Champions’ for their Families: Vulnerability, Resilience and Empowerment Akbari, A., Berhane, N., Forster, J., Guruge, S., Htoo. S., Hynie, M., Jandu, B., Murtaza, R., Shakya, Y.B., Spasevski, M. 2014 Refuge and Resilience: Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Resettled Refugees and Forced Migrants Mental Health, Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed (Restricted Access)
Newcomer Youth Self-Esteem: A Community-Based Mixed Methods Study of Afghan, Columbian, Sudanese and Tamil Youth in Toronto, Canada. Islam, F., Khanlou, N., Oudeh, E., Shakya, Y.B. 2014 Refuge and Resilience: Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Resettled Refugees and Forced Migrants Mental Health, Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed (Restricted Access)
Impact of Family Loss and Separation on Refugee Youth: Implications for Policy and Programs: Scoping Review Abojedi, A., Almagir, A.K.M., Hynie, M., Janczur, A., McKenzie, K., Nudel, S., Roche, B., Siddiqui, S. 2020 Special Edition Mental Health, Immigrant & Refugee Health Open Access, Peer Reviewed
A pilot with computer-assisted psychosocial risk –assessment for refugees Abuelaish, I., Ahmad, F., Ahmadzi, H.M., Khoaja, K., Li. J., Lou, W., Norman, C.D., Shakya, Y.B. 2012 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed