Charisse Tay

Charisse Tay
Columbia University | CU · Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology

Bachelor of Science

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Introduction
Pursuing a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Website: charissetay.com
Additional affiliations
February 2020 - present
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Position
  • Project Manager
Education
September 2019 - May 2021
Columbia University
Field of study
  • Clinical Psychology

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Publications (11)
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Background Task-sharing is a promising strategy to expand mental healthcare in low-resource settings, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Research on how to best implement task-sharing mental health interventions, however, is hampered by an incomplete understanding of the barriers and facilitators to their implementation. This r...
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Stigma is integral to understanding mental health disparities among racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States. We conducted a systematic review to identify empirical studies on cultural aspects of mental illness stigma (public, structural, affiliative, self) among three racial and ethnic minority groups (Asian Americans, Black American...
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Individuals with schizophrenia display substantial deficits in social functioning (SF), characterized by chronic, lifelong presentations. Yet, at present there are few effective interventions to enhance SF in this population. Emerging evidence from studies of clinical populations that display similar SF deficits suggests that aerobic exercise (AE)...
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Background: In spite of universal free access to HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV prevalence in Botswana remains one of the highest in the world. A variety of cultural forces—including stigma—play a significant role in impeding HIV testing and treatment. Stigma exerts its core effects by threatening the personhood of individuals wi...
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Background: Schizophrenia is a severe chronic mental disorder that can result in hallucinations, delusions, reduced social engagement, and lack of motivation. While antipsychotic medications often provide the basis for treatment, psychosocial strategies complement the benefit of medications and can result in meaningful improvements in symptoms and...
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Background: Community reintegration following psychosis treatment is a critical but challenging process for many individuals; yet, little is known about the process. The current study aimed to examine the socio-cultural and infrastructural (contextual) factors affecting community reintegration for individuals with psychosis as a part of the ‘Critic...
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Background: In spite of universal free access to HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV prevalence in Botswana remains one of the highest in the world, with 22.2% of adults aged 14 to 49 living with HIV. Moreover, although Botswana’s HIV prevalence is high for both males and females, males have lower uptake of HIV testing, delayed or lac...
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Background: Many settings that lack a sufficient number of trained mental health professionals, including those in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), have begun implementing task-sharing as a means to expand much-needed access to mental health care. In order to inform future implementation and expansion of the task-sharing model, this systematic review aims...
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Aim: Research has consistently demonstrated that family bonding and social network are protective factors for mental health. Migration has a significant impact on individuals, many resulting from changes and disruptions of support systems. This study examined the relationship between family cohesion, social support, and psychological distress in a...
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Aims: Psychotic symptoms have been associated with high levels of criticism and hostility in the family environment. The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between family functioning and psychotic experiences (PE) using validated measures of family cohesion and family conflict in a racially/ethnically diverse population-level s...

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Projects (5)
Archived project
Adaptation of the Critical Time Intervention model to employ peer support workers and coordination with primary healthcare centers