TITLE

Mental disorders seek space at the global health table

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE767
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on issues concerning mental disorder which seeks for inclusion in the global health agenda. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mental health disorders cause about one million suicides annually worldwide. It states the efforts taken by Dr. Thomas Insel, director of the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health, to advance the progress of modern interventions for mental illnesses. It adds the scarcity of comprehensive mental health or suicide prevention programs.
ACCESSION #
55704701

 

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