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Why does mental health not get the attention it deserves? An application of the Shiffman and Smith framework
(Public Livrary of Science (PloS), 2012-02)
Introduction - The lifetime prevalence of mental disorders has been estimated to be between 12.2% and 48.6% globally. More than 13% of the global burden of disease for mental disorders is due to neuropsychiatric disorders, ...
Psychology training directors’ reflections on evidence-based practice in South Africa
(SA ePublications, 2012-03)
Despite its importance in the international arena, the evidence-based movement appears to have had little impact among South African clinical and counseling psychologists. We interviewed 13 of the 18 directors of psychology ...
Barriers to the participation of people with psychosocial disability in mental health policy development in South Africa : a qualitative study of perspectives of policy makers, professionals, religious leaders and academics
(BioMed Central, 2013-03)
Abstract Background This paper outlines stakeholder views on environmental barriers that prevent people who live with psychosocial disability from participating in mental health policy ...
Responsible governance for mental health research in low resource countries
(Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2011-11)
Between 13% and 49% of the world’s population develop neuropsychiatric disorders at some point in their life. More and more evidence indicates that mental disorders and problems are common in all countries studied, and ...
Challenges and opportunities for implementing integrated mental health care : a district level situation analysis from five low- and middle-income countries
Background: Little is known about how to tailor implementation of mental health services in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to the diverse settings encountered within and between countries. In this paper we compare ...