Mental health and primary care

Arboleda-Florez, Julio; Saraceno, Benedetto
April 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/03/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p1013
Academic Journal
Comments on mental health and the role of the primary care physician. Reference to themes promoted by the World Health Organization as the April 7, 2001 World Health Day is dedicated to mental health; Importance of stopping exclusion so that patients can be treated in their own communities; Conditions affecting mental health, including job stress; Cost of disability and lack of productivity; Suggestion for a public health model for general practitioners to promote mental health.


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