Integrating Mental Health and Development: A Case Study of the BasicNeeds Model in Nepal
AbstractThe BasicNeeds model of Mental Health and Development (MHD), Nepal emphasizes user empowerment, community development, strengthening of health systems, and policy influencing. The Nepal program was chosen because this allows highlighting operations in a fragile state where the government is unable to deliver even the most basic services, particularly in remote regions. [Plos Medicine]. URL:[http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001261]
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Nepal; mental health development; MHD; BasicNeeds Model; social disadvantage; mental illness; World Health Organization (WHO); community-based; clinical outcomes; social and economic functioning; sustainability; family; stakeholders; psychiatric hospital;
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- Lund, Crick & Breen, Alison & Flisher, Alan J. & Kakuma, Ritsuko & Corrigall, Joanne & Joska, John A. & Swartz, Leslie & Patel, Vikram, 2010. "Poverty and common mental disorders in low and middle income countries: A systematic review," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 71(3), pages 517-528, August.
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