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

Author: Robert R Desjarlais
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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 R Desjarlais
ISBN: 0195095405 9780195095401
OCLC Number: 238898010
Description: x, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 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 [and others] ; with contributions from Alastair Ager [and others].

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