Violence and Mental Health
Publisher: The National Academies Press 2018
Number of pages: 173
Experts in public health and mental health, anthropology, biomedical science, criminal justice, global health and development, and neuroscience examine experience, evidence, and practice at the intersection of mental health and violence. Participants explore how violence impacts mental health and how mental health influences violence and discuss approaches to improve research and practice in both domains.
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This manual provides simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals in primary health care especially in low- and middle-income countries to be able to provide pharmacological treatment to persons with mental disorders.
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