State of mental health in Pakistan: service, education & research

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Hamdard Foundatioon, 2002 - Mental health services - 93 pages

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“All this is due to acute shortage of mental health professionals and relatively low levels of awareness about mental disorders”. There is also no political will and no proper mental health policy in Pakistan. ... Major mental disorders in Pakistan are depression (6%), schizophrenia (1.5%) and epilepsy (1-2%). 

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Suggestions 75
The State Of Psychiatric Education In Pakistan 50
The State Of Mental Health Research In Pakistan 66
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