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The Resource Essentials of global mental health, edited by Samuel O. Okpaku, Executive Director of the Center for Health, Culture, and Society, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Essentials of global mental health, edited by Samuel O. Okpaku, Executive Director of the Center for Health, Culture, and Society, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Label
Essentials of global mental health
Title
Essentials of global mental health
Statement of responsibility
edited by Samuel O. Okpaku, Executive Director of the Center for Health, Culture, and Society, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
362.19689
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA790.55
LC item number
.E87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 B-790
  • WM 101
NLM item number
E78 2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Okpaku, Samuel O.
Series statement
Cambridge medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Community psychology
  • Community mental health services
  • Mental health
  • Mental Health
  • Developing Countries
  • Global Health
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mental Health Services
  • Community mental health services
  • Community psychology
  • Mental health
  • Bevölkerungsgruppe
  • Gesundheitspolitik
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Globalisierung
  • Psychische Gesundheit
  • Psychische Störung
  • Risikofaktor
Label
Essentials of global mental health, edited by Samuel O. Okpaku, Executive Director of the Center for Health, Culture, and Society, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- -- Section 1: History and background of global mental health. History of global mental health -- Burden of illness -- Trends, gaps, and disparities in mental health -- Global health and mental health as diplomacy -- Global mental health and the United Nations -- Section 2: Advocacy and reduction of stigma. The voice of the user/survivor -- Internalized stigma -- Definition and process of stigma -- Stigmatization and exclusion -- Grassroots movements in mental health -- The rise of consumerism and local advocacy -- Programs to reduce stigma in epilepsy and HIV/AIDS -- Section 3: Systems of development. The challenges of human resources in low- and middle-income countries -- Integration of mental health services into primary care settings -- Collaboration between traditional and Western practitioners -- Setting up integrated mental health systems -- Integrated mental health systems: the Cuban experience -- Section 4: Systems of development for special populations. Poverty and perinatal morbidity as risk factors for mental illness -- Maternal mental health care: refining the components in a South African setting -- Screening for developmental disabilities in epidemiologic studies in low- and middle-income countries -- Children{u2019}s services -- Child abuse as a global mental health problem -- Child soldiers -- Mental health and intellectual disability: implications for global mental health -- Adolescent alcohol and substance abuse -- Section 5: Gender and equality. Women{u2019}s mental health -- Violence against women -- Women and global mental health: vulnerability and empowerment -- Trafficking in persons -- Section 6: Human resources and capacity building. Capacity building -- Child mental health services in Liberia: human resources implications -- Mental health and illness outcomes in civilian populations exposed to armed conflict and war -- Implications of disasters for global mental health -- International response to natural and manmade disasters -- Global health governance, international law, and mental health -- The role of non-governmental organizations -- Mental health, mass communication, and media -- Section 7: Depression, suicide, and violence. Suicide and depression -- Violence as a public health problem -- The war on drugs in the USA, Mexico, and Central America: Plan Colombia and the Mérida Initiative -- Section 8: Research and monitoring the progress of countries. Medical education and global mental health -- Research priorities for mental health in low- and middle-income countries -- Research infrastructure -- Monitoring the progress of countries
Control code
851693515
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxi, 446 pages
Isbn
9781107022324
Lccn
2013026598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)851693515
Label
Essentials of global mental health, edited by Samuel O. Okpaku, Executive Director of the Center for Health, Culture, and Society, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- -- Section 1: History and background of global mental health. History of global mental health -- Burden of illness -- Trends, gaps, and disparities in mental health -- Global health and mental health as diplomacy -- Global mental health and the United Nations -- Section 2: Advocacy and reduction of stigma. The voice of the user/survivor -- Internalized stigma -- Definition and process of stigma -- Stigmatization and exclusion -- Grassroots movements in mental health -- The rise of consumerism and local advocacy -- Programs to reduce stigma in epilepsy and HIV/AIDS -- Section 3: Systems of development. The challenges of human resources in low- and middle-income countries -- Integration of mental health services into primary care settings -- Collaboration between traditional and Western practitioners -- Setting up integrated mental health systems -- Integrated mental health systems: the Cuban experience -- Section 4: Systems of development for special populations. Poverty and perinatal morbidity as risk factors for mental illness -- Maternal mental health care: refining the components in a South African setting -- Screening for developmental disabilities in epidemiologic studies in low- and middle-income countries -- Children{u2019}s services -- Child abuse as a global mental health problem -- Child soldiers -- Mental health and intellectual disability: implications for global mental health -- Adolescent alcohol and substance abuse -- Section 5: Gender and equality. Women{u2019}s mental health -- Violence against women -- Women and global mental health: vulnerability and empowerment -- Trafficking in persons -- Section 6: Human resources and capacity building. Capacity building -- Child mental health services in Liberia: human resources implications -- Mental health and illness outcomes in civilian populations exposed to armed conflict and war -- Implications of disasters for global mental health -- International response to natural and manmade disasters -- Global health governance, international law, and mental health -- The role of non-governmental organizations -- Mental health, mass communication, and media -- Section 7: Depression, suicide, and violence. Suicide and depression -- Violence as a public health problem -- The war on drugs in the USA, Mexico, and Central America: Plan Colombia and the Mérida Initiative -- Section 8: Research and monitoring the progress of countries. Medical education and global mental health -- Research priorities for mental health in low- and middle-income countries -- Research infrastructure -- Monitoring the progress of countries
Control code
851693515
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxi, 446 pages
Isbn
9781107022324
Lccn
2013026598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)851693515

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