Problem-solving therapy for depression and common mental disorders in Zimbabwe: piloting a task-shifting primary mental health care intervention in a population with a high prevalence of people living with HIV

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p828
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study related to a low-cost multicomponent 'Friendship Bench Intervention' for common mental disorders (CMD), locally adapted from problem-solving therapy, in Zimbabwe. As stated, the intervention was delivered by trained and supervised female lay workers. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed.


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