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Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Developing Countries

NGO Innovations in India


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Published by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd .
Written in English

  • Mental health services,
  • Non-governmental organizations,
  • India,
  • Social Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Mental Health,
  • Medical / General,
  • Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVikram Patel (Editor), R Thara (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8031242M
    ISBN 100761996990
    ISBN 109780761996996

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This book is the first comprehensive documentation of the NGO movement that deals with mental health problems in India. It has brought together 17 different NGOs from all regions of the country.

They deal with a wide range of mental health and allied issues, from severe mental disorders to substance abuse to trauma and violence to suicide prevention and dementia in the elderly.

It brings together 17 NGOs from various regions of the country who, between them, have dealt with a wide range of mental health and allied issues from severe mental disorders, autism, hyperactivity in children, and substance abuse, to trauma and violence, suicide prevention, and Alzheimer's disease in the elderly.

Meeting the mental health needs of developing countries: NGO innovations in India. to mental health problems in these countries.

Meeting the mental health needs of developing countries describes some of the possibilities being explored in India. The book consists of 17 chapters with lucid descriptions of nongovern-mental organizations (NGOs) working in various areas of mental health in different parts of India.

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