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World Mental Health Casebook

World Mental Health Casebook

Social and Mental Health Programs in Low-Income Countries

World Mental Health Casebook( )
Editor: Cohen, Alex
Kleinman, Arthur
Saraceno, Benedetto
Publication Date:Mar 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $129.00
Book Description:

In 1974, the World Health Organization began research on the effectiveness of mental health services in the developing world. Through their efforts they found that treatment methods were extremely limited in their usefulness and, in some cases, even inappropriate and harmful.

Little has changed in the last quarter century, but the research in these countries has shown that psychological need often stems from poor physical conditions. Elements including social and economical...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Human Services
Medical / Mental Health
Psychology / Mental Health
Medical / Public Health
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 x 0.215 Inches
Book Weight:0.887 Pounds

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