For a full list of publications see my google scholar page.

Peer-reviewed publications

Breuer, E., Comas-Herrera, A., Freeman, E., Albanese, E., Alladi, S., Amour, R., . . . Iveth Astudillo García, C. Beyond the project: Building a strategic theory of change to address dementia care, treatment, and support gaps across seven middle-income countries. Dementia.  2021 doi: 14713012211029105. Preprint available here

Luitel NP, Breuer E, Adhikari A, Kohrt BA, Lund C, Komproe IH, Jordans MJ. Process evaluation of a district mental healthcare plan in Nepal: a mixed-methods case study. BJPsych Open. 2020 Jul;6(4)

Gilissen J, Pivodic L, Gastmans C, Vander Stichele R, Deliens L, Breuer E, et al. How to achieve the desired outcomes of advance care planning in nursing homes: a theory of change. BMC geriatrics. 2018;18(1):47. doi: : 10.1186/s12877-018-0723-5

Lund, C., Brooke-Sumner, C., Baingana, F., Baron, E. C., Breuer, E., Chandra, P., . . . Saxena, S. (2018). Social determinants of mental disorders and the Sustainable Development Goals: a systematic review of reviews. The Lancet Psychiatry, 5(4), 357-369. doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(18)30060-9

Breuer E, Lund  C, Subba P, Luitel N, Jordans M, Marchal B, et al. Unravelling the effect of mental healthcare plan inputs on service utilisation in primary care in Nepal: combining Theory of Change and qualitative comparative analysis approaches. BMJ Global Health; 2018; 3:e001023. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001023

Breuer E, Bhana A, Chisholm D, De Silva M J, Hanlon C, A. F, et al. Partnerships in a global mental health research programme – the example of PRIME. Global Social Welfare; 2018.

Breuer E, Lee L, De Silva M, Lund C. Using theory of change to design and evaluate public health interventions: a systematic review. Implementation Science. 2016;11(1):1.

Breuer E, De Silva M, Lund C. Theory of change for complex mental health interventions: 10 lessons from the programme for improving mental healthcare. Global Mental Health. Cambridge University Press; 2018;5:e24. doi:

Breuer E, De Silva MJ, Shidaye R, Petersen I, Nakku J, Jordans MJ, et al. Planning and evaluating mental health services in low-and middle-income countries using theory of change. The British Journal of Psychiatry. 2016. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.153841

Breuer E, De Silva M, Fekadu A, Luitel N, Murhar V, Nakku J, et al. Using workshops to develop theories of change in five low and middle income countries: lessons from the programme for improving mental health care (PRIME). International Journal of Mental Health Systems. 2014;8(1):15. doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-8-15

De Silva MJ, Breuer E, Lee L, Asher L, Chowdhary N, Lund C, et al. Theory of Change: a theory-driven approach to enhance the Medical Research Councils’ framework for complex interventions. Trials. 2014;15(1):267. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-267

Theory of Change Guidelines

Breuer E, Comas-Herrera A, Docrat S, Freeman E, Schneider M. STRiDE Theory of Change Workshops: Guidance and Resources. STRiDE Research Tool No.1 (version 2). London: Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics; 2019.