TITLE

China struggles to rebuild mental health programs

AUTHOR(S)
Ma, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, pE89
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts by China to rebuild programs on mental health. According to Suicide Research and Prevention Center director Michael Phillips, there is a small evidence on the rise of mental illnesses in China but there is a strong proof of suicide rate decline. It mentions that China failed to address the needs of the population for mental health. Senior research associate Chunling Lu says that mental health causes an indirect cost which is seen in labour market participation.
ACCESSION #
58645020

 

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