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World mental health : problems and priorities in low-income countries

Author: Robert Desjarlais; Alastair Ager; et al
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study describes the burden of mental, behavioural and social health problems in low-income countries, illuminates the reasons for the substantial morbidity rates, assesses current efforts to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Desjarlais; Alastair Ager; et al
ISBN: 019511311X 9780195113112 0195095405 9780195095401
OCLC Number: 807469754
Notes: Reimpressions: 1996.
Description: x, 382 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: 1.: The global context of well-being. 2.: Mental illness and psychiatric services. 3.: Suicide. 4.: Substance abuse. 5.: Violence. 6.: Dislocation. 7.: Children and youth. 8.: Women. 9.: The elderly. 10.: Behavior and health. 11.: Conclusions and an agenda for action. 12.: An agenda for research
Responsibility: Robert Desjarlais ... [et al.] ; with contributions from Alastair Ager ... [et al.].

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