Responsible governance for mental health research in low resource countries

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dc.contributor.author Yasamy, M. Taghi
dc.contributor.author Maulik, Pallab K.
dc.contributor.author Tomlinson, Mark
dc.contributor.author Lund, Crick
dc.contributor.author Van Ommeren, Mark
dc.contributor.author Saxena, Shekhar
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-30T13:48:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-30T13:48:37Z
dc.date.issued 2011-11
dc.identifier.citation Yasamy et al. 2011. Responsible Governance for Mental Health Research in Low Resource Countries. PLoS Med, 8(11), e1001126, doi:10.1371/journal. pmed.1001126. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn doi:10.1371/journal. pmed.1001126
dc.identifier.issn 1549-1676 (online)
dc.identifier.issn 1549-1277 (print)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/21895
dc.description The Essay Section en_ZA
dc.description The original publication is available at http://www.plosmedicine.org en_ZA
dc.description.abstract 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 supports earlier projections that the burden of mental health problems is increasing in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as well. Most people with these disabling conditions now live in LMICs, but at most one in five receives treatment and care. In order to narrow this gap, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the Mental Health GAP Action Programme (mhGAP) with the objective of scaling up services for priority mental disorders using evidence-based interventions. In 2009, evidence profiles were compiled based on a systematic review of the literature for interventions that were to form part of the mhGAP Intervention Guide. en_ZA
dc.format.extent 6 p.
dc.language.iso en_ZA en_ZA
dc.publisher Public Library of Science (PLOS) en_ZA
dc.subject Neuropsychiatric disorders -- Research en_ZA
dc.subject Mental health -- Research en_ZA
dc.subject Low- and middle-income countries -- Mental health en_ZA
dc.subject Mental Health GAP Action Programme (mhGAP) en_ZA
dc.title Responsible governance for mental health research in low resource countries en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA
dc.description.version Publishers' version en_ZA
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