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Lessons learned in developing community mental health care in East and South East Asia.
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PMID:  23024679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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This paper summarizes the findings for the East and South East Asia Region of the WPA Task Force on Steps, Obstacles and Mistakes to Avoid in the Im-plementation of Community Mental Health Care. The paper presents a description of the region, an overview of mental health policies, a critical ap-praisal of community mental health services developed, and a discussion of the key obstacles and challenges. The main recommendations address the needs to campaign to reduce stigma, integrate care within the general health care system, prioritize target groups, strengthen leadership in policy mak-ing, and devise effective funding and economic incentives.
Authors:
Hiroto Ito; Yutaro Setoya; Yuriko Suzuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World psychiatry : official journal of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA)     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1723-8617     ISO Abbreviation:  World Psychiatry     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  2012-10-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101189643     Medline TA:  World Psychiatry     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-90     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
National Institute of Mental Health, National Centre of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan.
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