Help to improve Haiti’s mental health services may need to come from outside the nation but must be coordinated with those on the scene, say people involved in the effort.
APA and WPA disagree with a report prepared for the United Nations that equates involuntary psychiatric treatment with torture.
Until recently, limited mental health care was available to women in several rural villages of southern India. Thanks to a U.S. psychiatrist, these women’s lives have improved considerably.
Uganda’s president ignores warnings that a law mandating prison terms for homosexual activity will lead to discrimination and violence against gay Ugandans.
War and exile have created a staggering need for mental health care for Syrian refugees of all ages.
An ambitious project in low-income nations links depression screening with primary care services such as diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and hypertension.
A new London-based mental health research charity hopes to become as influential in the United Kingdom as the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation is in the United States.
The World Health Organization corrects an earlier oversight by approving a mental health action plan for its member countries.
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