World Mental Health Casebook: Social and Mental Health Programs in Low-Income Countries / Edition 1

World Mental Health Casebook: Social and Mental Health Programs in Low-Income Countries / Edition 1

by Alex Cohen, Arthur Kleinman, Benedetto Saraceno
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306467321

ISBN-13: 9780306467325

Pub. Date: 04/30/2002

Publisher: Springer US

Using real cases based in the South Pacific, Asia, South and Latin America and Europe, this volume sets out examples of community-based interventions that have succeeded by implementing outreach to the families and community to identify those in need, reliable and adequate drug supplies, treatment interventions, healthy psychosocial environments. This book will

Overview

Using real cases based in the South Pacific, Asia, South and Latin America and Europe, this volume sets out examples of community-based interventions that have succeeded by implementing outreach to the families and community to identify those in need, reliable and adequate drug supplies, treatment interventions, healthy psychosocial environments. This book will interest mental health professionals, international public health workers, global program administrators, and clinicians and healthcare workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306467325
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/2002
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; A. Cohen, A. Kleinman. Introduction; A. Cohen, et al. 1. Rehabilitation of Schizophrenia Patients in China: The Shanghai Model; D. Chang, et al. 2. Enhancing Adherence: The Role of Group Psychotherapy in the Treatment of MDR-TB in Urban Peru; A. Sweetland, et al. 3. Mental Health Promoter Training with Guatemalan Refugee Women in Mexico City and the Camps of Southern Mexico; D.L. Billings, I. Sáenz. 4. Mental Health Services in Primary Care: The Case of Nepal; S. Acland. 5. 'Our Lives Were Covered in Darkness': The Work of the National Literacy Mission in Northern India; A. Cohen. 6. The Risk of Freedom: Mental Health Services in Trieste; A. Cohen, B. Saraceno. 7. Indigenous Models for Attenuation of Postpartum Depression: Case Studies from Fiji and Hong Kong; A.E. Becker, D.T.S. Lee. About the Contributors. Index

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