Lena Skovgaard Andersen

Lena Skovgaard Andersen

Assistant professor


Publication year:
  1. 2022
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Baseline concussion assessments can identify mental disorders: SCAT-5 and other screening tools in South African club rugby

    Burger, J. W., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard & Joska, J. A., 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Physician and Sportsmedicine. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Cognitive Differences between Men and Women with HIV: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    Dreyer, A. J., Munsami, A., Williams, T., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Nightingale, S., Gouse, H., Joska, J. & Thomas, K. G. F., 2022, In: Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 37, 2, p. 479–496 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  4. E-pub ahead of print

    Cognitive performance in a South African cohort of people with HIV and comorbid major depressive disorder

    Dreyer, A. J., Nightingale, S., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Lee, J. S., Gouse, H., Safren, S. A., O'Cleirigh, C., Thomas, K. G. F. & Joska, J., 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of NeuroVirology. 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. E-pub ahead of print

    Common strategies in empirically supported psychological interventions for alcohol use disorders: A meta-review

    Nadkarni, A., Massazza, A., Guda, R., Fernandes, L. T., Garg, A., Jolly, M., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Bhatia, U., Bogdanov, S., Roberts, B., Tol, Wietse Anton, Velleman, R., Moore, Q. & Fuhr, D., 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Drug and Alcohol Review. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Evaluating the feasibility of a group psychosocial intervention for migrant and host community women in Ecuador and Panama: protocol for a multi-site feasibility cluster trial

    Greene, M. C., Bonz, A., Cristobal, M., Vega, C., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Angulo, A., Armijos, A., Guevara, M. E., Benavides, L., de la Cruz, A., Lopez, M. J., Moyano, A., Murcia, A., Noboa, M. J., Rodriguez, A., Solis, J., Vergara, D., Scharf, J., Dutt, P., Wainberg, M. & Tol, Wietse Anton, 2022, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 8, 1, 14 p., 126.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Gender Moderates Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial for the Khanya Intervention for Substance Use and ART Adherence in HIV Care in South Africa

    Belus, J. M., Joska, J. A., Bronsteyn, Y., Rose, A. L., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Regenauer, K. S., Myers, B., Hahn, J. A., Orrell, C., Safren, S. A. & Magidson, J. F., 2022, In: AIDS and Behavior. 26, p. 3630–3641 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. E-pub ahead of print

    Intersecting Relationships of Psychosocial and Structural Syndemic Problems Among People with HIV in South Africa: Using Network Analysis to Identify Influential Problems

    Lee, J. S., Bainter, S. A., Tsai, A. C., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Stanton, A. M., Magidson, J. F., Kagee, A., Joska, J. A., O'Cleirigh, C. & Safren, S. A., 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: AIDS and Behavior. 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Patient and provider perceptions of a peer-delivered intervention ('Khanya') to improve anti-retroviral adherence and substance use in South Africa: a mixed methods analysis

    Rose, A. L., Belus, J. M., Hines, A. C., Barrie, I., Regenauer, K. S., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Joska, J. A., Ciya, N., Ndamase, S., Myers, B., Safren, S. A. & Magidson, J. F., 2022, In: Global mental health. 9, p. 439–44 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published
  11. Published

    The Relationship Between Harmful Alcohol Use and Antiretroviral Non-adherence in People Accessing HIV Treatment in Cape Town, South Africa: An Event-Level Analysis

    Rose, A. L., Belus, J. M., Ma, T., Lee, J. S., Wan, C., De los Reyes, A., Joska, J. A., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Myers, B. & Magidson, J. F., 2022, In: AIDS and Behavior. 26, p. 2055–2066 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. 2021
  13. Tobacco Use and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Individuals with Depression Who Are Receiving Treatment for HIV in Cape Town, South Africa

    Stanton, A. M., Lee, J. S., Wirtz, M. R., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Joska, J., Safren, S. A., van Zyl-Smit, R. & O’Cleirigh, C., 28 Jan 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 28, p. 417–430 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    A Complex Intervention for Alcohol Misuse Among Conflict-Affected Populations in Uganda and Ukraine: Study Protocol for the Qualitative Components in the CHANGE Trial

    Massazza, A., Fuhr, D. C., Bogdanov, S., Tol, Wietse Anton, Roberts, B., Nadkarni, A., Akudrabo, G., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Dumchev, K., Karachevskyy, A., Kinyanda, E., Koss, K., Moore, Q. & May, C. R., 2021, In: International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 20, 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Improving Detection of Depression in People Living with HIV: Psychometric Properties of the South African Depression Scale (SADS)

    Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Saal, W., Joska, J. A., Safren, S. A., Bantjes, J., O'Cleirigh, C., Witten, J. A., Lee, J. S. & Kagee, A., 2021, In: AIDS and Behavior. 25, p. 3630–3637 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Improving the measurement of food insecurity among people with HIV in South Africa: A psychometric examination

    Lee, J. S., Zopluoglu, C., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Stanton, A. M., Magidson, J. F., Kagee, A., Joska, J. A., O'Cleirigh, C. & Safren, S. A., 2021, In: Public Health Nutrition. 24, 12, p. 3805-3817 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Project Khanya: results from a pilot randomized type 1 hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of a peer-delivered behavioural intervention for ART adherence and substance use in HIV care in South Africa

    Magidson, J. F., Joska, J. A., Belus, J. M., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Regenauer, K. S., Rose, A. L., Myers, B., Majokweni, S., O’Cleirigh, C. & Safren, S. A., 2021, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 24, S2, e25720.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. The role of reward and reinforcement in understanding alcohol use among adults living with HIV in South Africa.

    Belus, J. M., Rose, A. L., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Joska, J. A., Myers, B., Regenauer, K. S., Safren, S. A. & Magidson, J. F., 2021, In: Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 35, 4, p. 424–431 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Treating depression and improving adherence in HIV care with task-shared cognitive behavioural therapy in Khayelitsha, South Africa: a randomized controlled trial

    Safren, S. A., O'Cleirigh, C., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Magidson, J. F., Lee, J. S., Bainter, S. A., Musinguzi, N., Simoni, J., Kagee, A. & Joska, J. A., 2021, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 24, 10, e25823.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. 2020
  21. "Cooling of the mind": Assessing the relevance of mindfulness training among people living with HIV using alcohol and other substances in South Africa

    Magidson, J. F., Satinsky, E. N., Luberto, C. M., Myers, B., Funes, C. J., Vanderkruik, R. & Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Dec 2020, In: Social science & medicine (1982). 266, p. 113424

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. A Cascade of Interventions to Promote Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in African Countries

    Jopling, R., Nyamayaro, P., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Kagee, A., Haberer, J. E. & Abas, M. A., Oct 2020, In: Current HIV - AIDS Reports. 17, 5, p. 529-546 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  23. Correction: Nurse-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adherence and Depression Among People Living With HIV (the Ziphamandla Study): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

    Joska, J. A., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Smith-Alvarez, R., Magidson, J., Lee, J. S., O'Cleirigh, C. & Safren, S. A., 28 Sep 2020, In: JMIR Research Protocols. 9, 9, e24074.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24.  "Now We Are Told That We Can Mix": Messages and Beliefs Around Simultaneous Use of Alcohol and ART

    Satinsky, E. N., Myers, B., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Kagee, A., Joska, J. & Magidson, J. F., Sep 2020, In: AIDS & Behavior. 24, 9, p. 2680-2690 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. "Too much boredom isn't a good thing": Adapting behavioral activation for substance use in a resource-limited South African HIV care setting

    Magidson, J. F., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Satinsky, E. N., Myers, B., Kagee, A., Anvari, M. & Joska, J. A., Mar 2020, In: Psychotherapy. 57, 1, p. 107-118 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Nurse-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adherence and Depression Among People Living With HIV (the Ziphamandla Study): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

    Joska, J. A., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Smith-Alvarez, R., Magidson, J., Lee, J. S., O'Cleirigh, C. & Safren, S. A., 3 Feb 2020, In: JMIR Research Protocols. 9, 2, e14200.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Adapting a Behavioral Intervention for Alcohol Use and HIV Medication Adherence for Lay Counselor Delivery in Cape Town, South Africa: A Case Series

    Belus, J. M., Rose, A. L., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Ciya, N., Joska, J. A., Myers, B., Safren, S. A. & Magidson, J. F., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Detecting Depression in People Living with HIV in South Africa: The Factor Structure and Convergent Validity of the South African Depression Scale (SADS)

    Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Joska, J. A., Magidson, J. F., O’Cleirigh, C., Lee, J. S., Kagee, A., Witten, J. A. & Safren, S. A., 2020, In: AIDS and Behavior. 24, 8, p. 2282-2289 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Project Khanya: a randomized, hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of a peer-delivered behavioral intervention for ART adherence and substance use in Cape Town, South Africa

    Magidson, J. F., Joska, J. A., Myers, B., Belus, J. M., Regenauer, K. S., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Majokweni, S., O'Cleirigh, C. & Safren, S. A., 2020, In: Implementation Science Communications. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. 2019
  31. "Someone who is in this thing that I am suffering from": The role of peers and other facilitators for task sharing substance use treatment in South African HIV care

    Magidson, J. F., Joska, J. A., Regenauer, K. S., Satinsky, E., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Seitz-Brown, C. J., Borba, C. P. C., Safren, S. A. & Myers, B., Aug 2019, In: The International journal on drug policy. 70, p. 61-69 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. ‘I went back to being myself’: acceptability of a culturally adapted task-shifted cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) treatment for depression (Ziphamandla) for South African HIV care settings

    Everitt-Penhale, B., Kagee, A., Magidson, J. F., Joska, J., Safren, S. A., O’Cleirigh, C., Witten, J., Lee, J. S. & Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, 3 Jul 2019, In: Psychology, Health and Medicine. 24, 6, p. 680-690 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Chronic physical diseases

    Magidson, J. F., Regenauer, K. S., Andersen, Lena Skovgaard & Safren, S. A., 1 Jan 2019, Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy: Adapting Psychotherapy for Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Elsevier, p. 259-277 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  34. 2018
  35. A pilot study of a nurse-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy intervention (Ziphamandla) for adherence and depression in HIV in South Africa

    Andersen, Lena Skovgaard, Magidson, J. F., O'Cleirigh, C., Remmert, J. E., Kagee, A., Leaver, M., Stein, D. J., Safren, S. A. & Joska, J., May 2018, In: Journal of Health Psychology. 23, 6, p. 776-787 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. 2009
  37. Published

    Mental health services for HIV/AIDS patients are long overdue

    Andersen, Lena Skovgaard & Seedat, S., 2009, In: South African Medical Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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