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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, ...
Common mental disorders and psychological adjustment among individuals seeking HIV testing : a study protocol to explore implications for mental health care systems
(BioMed Central, 2018-04-10)
Background: In an effort to promote greater access to voluntary counseling and testing for HIV, it has become practice in many countries, including South Africa, to establish non-medical testing sites and to de-couple HIV ...
'The threads in his mind have torn' : conceptualization and treatment of mental disorders by neo-prophetic Christian healers in Accra, Ghana
(BioMed Central, 2018-07-24)
Background: In many low- and middle-income countries, faith healing is used alongside biomedical treatment for many health problems including mental disorders. Further, Christianity in Africa has seen much transformation ...
Maternal mental health in primary care in five low- and middle-income countries : a situational analysis
(BioMed Central, 2016-02-16)
Background: The integration of maternal mental health into primary health care has been advocated to reduce the mental health treatment gap in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This study reports findings of ...