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New guidelines on mental health in Peru
In October, 2018, the Ministry of Health of Peru approved the sectoral policy guidelines on mental health, which update those published 14 years ago. The five guidelines highlight the transitional framework of public mental ...
Peruvian Mental Health Reform: A Framework for Scaling-up Mental Health Services
(Kerman University of Medical Sciences, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Mental, neurological, and substance (MNS) use disorders are a leading cause of disability worldwide; specifically in Peru, MNS affect 1 in 5 persons. However, the great majority of people suffering from these ...
The implications of COVID-19 for mental health status of an upper middle-income country, Peru
Peru reported its first case of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on March 6, 2020 (Worldometer, 2020) and it has become the sixth most infected nation, with 814.829 cases and the second country with the highest mortality ...
Comorbidity of common mental disorders with cancer and their treatment gap: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys
Objective: This study aimed to study the comorbidity of common mental disorders (CMDs) and cancer, and the mental health treatment gap among community residents with active cancer, cancer survivors and cancer-free respondents ...
Mental Health representations in workers of two specialized institutions of Lima CityRepresentaciones de la salud mental en trabajadores de dos instituciones especializadas de Lima Metropolitana
(Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2013)
Global Mental Health and systems of diagnostic classification: clinical and cultural perspectives
(Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios en Bioética Universidad de Chile, 2016)
Historical and conceptual aspects of Global Health and Global Mental Health are examined and topics such as resources, professional and social attitudes toward mental disorders, the multidimensional experience of getting ...
Priority issues in women's mental health
As mental health professionals update their training and practices to accommodate the new paradigms (integration of mental health in primary care, mainstreaming of gender perspective, increasing attention to evidence-based ...
Grand challenges in global mental health
(Springer Nature, 2011)
A consortium of researchers, advocates and clinicians announces here research priorities for improving the lives of people with mental illness around the world, and calls for urgent action and investment. Schizophrenia, ...
The WPA-Lancet Psychiatry Commission on the Future of Psychiatry
Background. This Commission addresses several priority areas for psychiatry over the next decade, and into the 21st century. These represent challenges and opportunities for the profession to sustain and develop itself to ...
Stigma towards mental illness and substance use issues in primary health care: Challenges and opportunities for Latin America
(Taylor and Francis, 2018)
Stigma towards mental illness and addictive disorders is a global problem and one of the main obstacles in tackling this issue remains the effective integration of mental health services into primary health care (PHC). In ...