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    DescriptionUsing 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.


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    Title
    World Mental Health Casebook
    Subtitle
    Social and Mental Health Programs in Low-Income Countries
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Alex Cohen, Edited by Arthur Kleinman, Edited by Benedetto Saraceno
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 403 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781475776768
    ISBN 10: 1475776764
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MBN
    LC classification: RA
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    BISAC V2.8: MED002000
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    BISAC V2.8: POL040020
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED078000, PSY022000
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/MENTAL
    BISAC V2.8: MED076000
    Abridged Dewey: 614
    DC22: 362.2091724
    LC classification: RA427.8, R-RZ, RA1-1270
    DC21: 362.2091724
    Thema V1.0: JP, JMP, MBN, MBPM
    Edition statement
    Softcover Reprint of the Origi ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, bibliography
    Publisher
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Imprint name
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Publication date
    20 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    From the reviews: "This book is ... on mental health from a global perspective. ... the book provides a welcome break from the mainstream psychiatric literature in its effort to document mental health issues relevant to the vast majority of the world's population living in low- and middle-income countries. ... I enjoyed reading this book ... . I recommend this book to anyone interested in the evaluation of mental health-care programs in developing countries." (Vikram Patel, Transcultural Psychiatry, Vol. 41 (2), June, 2004)
    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. Saenz. 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