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21st Century Global Mental Health

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2013 - Winter

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by Eliot Sorel, M.D., FW ’75 (Jones & Bartlett Learning) This textbook examines the subject of global mental health, its integration with public health and primary care, the progress to date, and the challenges that remain. The book addresses the increasing prevalence of mental disorders, the fragmentation of health systems, the pervasive stigma of mental illness, and the persistence of worldwide discrimination against the mentally ill.