World Mental Health Casebook
Social and Mental Health Programs in Low-Income Countries
|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...