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The length of breastfeeding and mental health status in Indonesia

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  • Adiatma Siregar

    ()

    (Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University)

  • Rahma Rahma

    ()

    (Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University)

  • Nur Afni Panjaitan

    ()

    (Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University)

  • Gilang Amarullah

    ()

    (Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University)

  • Deni K Sunjaya

    ()

    (Department of Public Health, Padjadjaran University)

  • Mohamad Fahmi

    ()

    (Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University)

Mental illness is one of the diseases needs to be prioritized in Indonesia as it causes significant burden [1,2]. Currently, 14 million people of population above 15 years of age (6%) are suffering from emotional disorder, and more than 400,000 people are suffering from psychotic disorder [2]. Furthermore, people suffering from mental illness are still marginalized group and do not receive proper attention from development program [3]. Investment related to mental health in developing countries is relatively low, ranging between 1,5% - 2,4% of their health expenditure [4]. As Indonesia health expenditure is already low [5], this may become a problem as mental illness becomes more severe. This may worsen the condition of double burden of disease currently faced by Indonesia.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University in its series Working Papers in Economics and Development Studies (WoPEDS) with number 201703.

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Date of creation: Sep 2017
Date of revision: Sep 2017
Handle: RePEc:unp:wpaper:201703
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