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Mental health services in the developing world

Mental health services in the developing world

reports on workshops on mental health, Edinburgh, 1968, and Kampala, 1969.

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Published by Commonwealth Foundation in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Psychiatry, Transcultural -- Congresses.,
    • Mental health services -- Congresses.,
    • Mental health services -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      SeriesOccasional paper - Commonwealth Foundation ; no. 4, Occasional paper (British Commonwealth) ;, no. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC455.4.E8 M45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4480358M
      LC Control Number79308637

      Organization of Mental Health Services in Developing Countries (Technical Report Series) Paperback – Import, June 1, by World Health Organization (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Import, June 1, Author: World Health Organization. While mental health care in the UK is widely regarded as being among the best in the world, we can still learn from the efforts of services in developing nations that are working in much more straitened circumstances, often without the elaborate exclusion criteria .

        The latest figures by the World Health Organization and the World Bank also show that every year, people in developing countries pay over half a trillion dollars out-of-pocket for health care. In addition, this causes financial hardship for more than million people and pushes nearly 90 million people into extreme poverty every year. The book also includes a chapter written by Kate E. Pickett and Richard G. Wilkinson, authors of the best selling book The Spirit Level. Public Mental Health: Global Perspectives is an invaluable tool to give readers the confidence to develop effective mental health tools and programs that will improve public mental health.

      The Mental Health-Substance Use series provides clear guidance for professionals on this complex and increasingly recognised field. It concentrates on the concerns, dilemmas and concepts that impact on the life and well-being of affected individuals and those close to them, as well as the future direction of practice, education, research, services, intervention, and treatment. 2 days ago  Frontline health workers, women and individuals with existing mental health conditions are among the groups of people vulnerable to developing mental health illnesses. Not by religion alone.


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The World Health Organization (WHO) sponsored major studies comparing how people recover in poor and more developed nations. The people in the poorer developing nations, on average, recovered at a far higher rate.

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At the time of the publication of the WHO Mental Health Atlas 8, there were only 23 countries with a mental health policy in the Africa region, with a further six countries in the process of developing a countries had a mental health programme in the absence of a policy.

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