Suraj Bahadur Thapa

  • Researcher; MD, PhD

Publications 2023

Koirala R, Aass HCD, Søegaard EGI, Dhakal HP, Ojha SP, Hauff E, Thapa SB (2023)
Association of pro-inflammatory cytokines with trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder visiting a tertiary care hospital in Kathmandu
PLoS One, 18 (2), e0281125
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0281125, PubMed 36730263

Mainali A, Infanti JJ, Thapa SB, Jacobsen GW, Larose TL (2023)
Anxiety and depression in pregnant women who have experienced a previous perinatal loss: a case-cohort study from Scandinavia
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 23 (1), 111
DOI 10.1186/s12884-022-05318-2, PubMed 36782148

Pant SB, Thapa SB, Howard J, Ojha SP, Lien L (2023)
Psychological distress and quality of life among Opioid Agonist Treatment service users with a history of injecting and non-injecting drug use: A cross-sectional study in Kathmandu, Nepal
PLoS One, 18 (2), e0281437
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0281437, PubMed 36745666

Trinh NTH, Semark BD, Munk-Olsen T, Liu X, Thapa SB, Yilmaz Z, Petersen LV, Lupattelli A (2023)
Antidepressant treatment in pregnancy: a Danish registry linkage study in pregnant women with pre-existing obsessive-compulsive disorder
Transl Psychiatry, 13 (1), 223
DOI 10.1038/s41398-023-02516-0, PubMed 37353477

Publications 2022

Dhungana S, Koirala R, Ojha SP, Thapa SB (2022)
Association of childhood trauma, and resilience, with quality of life in patients seeking treatment at a psychiatry outpatient: A cross-sectional study from Nepal
PLoS One, 17 (10), e0275637
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0275637, PubMed 36194614

Kan Z, Søegaard EGI, Siqveland J, Hussain A, Hanssen-Bauer K, Jensen P, Heiervang KS, Ringen PA, Ekeberg Ø, Hem E, Heir T, Thapa SB (2022)
Coping, Social Support and Loneliness during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Their Effect on Depression and Anxiety: Patients' Experiences in Community Mental Health Centers in Norway
Healthcare (Basel), 10 (5)
DOI 10.3390/healthcare10050875, PubMed 35628012

Søegaard EGI, Kan Z, Aass HCD, Koirala R, Hauff E, Thapa SB (2022)
Abnormal Cytokines in Trauma Patients Explained by Obesity, Musculoskeletal Disease, Smoking, and Lung Disease
Neuropsychobiology, 81 (6), 516-530
DOI 10.1159/000526806, PubMed 36302340

Publications 2021

Abraham R, Leonhardt M, Lien L, Hanssen I, Hauff E, Thapa SB (2021)
The relationship between religiosity/spirituality and quality of life among female Eritrean refugees living in Norwegian asylum centres
Int J Soc Psychiatry, 68 (4), 881-890
DOI 10.1177/00207640211010207, PubMed 33876654

Dhungana S, Koirala R, Ojha SP, Thapa SB (2021)
Quality of life and its association with psychiatric disorders in outpatients with trauma history in a tertiary hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal: a cross-sectional study
BMC Psychiatry, 21 (1), 98
DOI 10.1186/s12888-021-03104-6, PubMed 33593325

Koirala R, Iyer Søegaard EG, Kan Z, Ojha SP, Hauff E, Thapa SB (2021)
Exploring complex PTSD in patients visiting a psychiatric outpatient clinic in Kathmandu, Nepal
J Psychiatr Res, 143, 23-29
DOI 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.08.030, PubMed 34438200

Søegaard EGI, Kan Z, Koirala R, Hauff E, Thapa SB (2021)
Gender differences in a wide range of trauma symptoms after victimization and accidental traumas: a cross-sectional study in a clinical setting
Eur J Psychotraumatol, 12 (1), 1975952
DOI 10.1080/20008198.2021.1975952, PubMed 34603637

Publications 2020

Koirala R, Søegaard EGI, Ojha SP, Hauff E, Thapa SB (2020)
Trauma related psychiatric disorders and their correlates in a clinical sample: A cross-sectional study in trauma affected patients visiting a psychiatric clinic in Nepal
PLoS One, 15 (6), e0234203
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0234203, PubMed 32541999

Søegaard EGI, Kan Z, Koirala R, Hauff E, Thapa SB (2020)
Variations in psychiatric morbidity between traumatized Norwegian, refugees and other immigrant patients in Oslo
Nord J Psychiatry, 74 (6), 390-399
DOI 10.1080/08039488.2020.1714724, PubMed 31961250

Thapa SB, Mainali A, Schwank SE, Acharya G (2020)
Maternal mental health in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 99 (7), 817-818
DOI 10.1111/aogs.13894, PubMed 32374420

Publications 2016

Thapa SB, Acharya G (2016)
Women's health is not in focus in disaster zones: lessons from the Nepal earthquake
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 43 (2), 92-93
DOI 10.1136/jfprhc-2016-101605, PubMed 27940443

Publications 2014

Thapa SB, Martinez P, Clausen T (2014)
Depression and its correlates in South Africa and Ghana among people aged 50 and above: Findings from the WHO Study on global AGEing and adult health
J Psychiatry, 17 (6)
DOI 10.4172/1994-8220.1000167, PubMed 25914902

Publications 2012

Kohrt BA, Hruschka DJ, Worthman CM, Kunz RD, Baldwin JL, Upadhaya N, Acharya NR, Koirala S, Thapa SB, Tol WA, Jordans MJ, Robkin N, Sharma VD, Nepal MK (2012)
Political violence and mental health in Nepal: prospective study
Br J Psychiatry, 201 (4), 268-75
DOI 10.1192/bjp.bp.111.096222, PubMed 22878131

Luitel NP, Jordans MJ, Sapkota RP, Tol WA, Kohrt BA, Thapa SB, Komproe IH, Sharma B (2012)
Conflict and mental health: a cross-sectional epidemiological study in Nepal
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 48 (2), 183-93
DOI 10.1007/s00127-012-0539-0, PubMed 22777395

Publications 2011

Thapa SB, Hauff E (2011)
Perceived needs, self-reported health and disability among displaced persons during an armed conflict in Nepal
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 47 (4), 589-95
DOI 10.1007/s00127-011-0359-7, PubMed 21476014

Publications 2010

Lien L, Thapa SB, Rove JA, Kumar B, Hauff E (2010)
Premigration Traumatic Events and Psychological Distress Among Five Immigrant Groups Results from a Cross-Sectional Study in Oslo, Norway
Int. J. Ment. Health, 39 (3), 3-19
DOI 10.2753/IMH0020-7411390301

Publications 2009

Tol WA, Kohrt BA, Jordans MJ, Thapa SB, Pettigrew J, Upadhaya N, de Jong JT (2009)
Political violence and mental health: a multi-disciplinary review of the literature on Nepal
Soc Sci Med, 70 (1), 35-44
DOI 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.09.037, PubMed 19833427

Tol WA, Komproe IH, Jordans MJ, Thapa SB, Sharma B, De Jong JT (2009)
Brief multi-disciplinary treatment for torture survivors in Nepal: a naturalistic comparative study
Int J Soc Psychiatry, 55 (1), 39-56
DOI 10.1177/0020764008091525, PubMed 19129325

Publications 2007

Thapa SB, Dalgard OS, Claussen B, Sandvik L, Hauff E (2007)
Psychological distress among immigrants from high- and low-income countries: findings from the Oslo Health Study
Nord J Psychiatry, 61 (6), 459-65
DOI 10.1080/08039480701773261, PubMed 18236313

Publications 2005

Thapa SB, Hauff E (2005)
Gender differences in factors associated with psychological distress among immigrants from low- and middle-income countries--findings from the Oslo Health Study
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 40 (1), 78-84
DOI 10.1007/s00127-005-0855-8, PubMed 15624079

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