The Resource The culture of mental illness and psychiatric practice in Africa, (ebook)

The culture of mental illness and psychiatric practice in Africa, (ebook)

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The culture of mental illness and psychiatric practice in Africa
Title
The culture of mental illness and psychiatric practice in Africa
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Language
eng
Summary
In many African countries, mental health issues, including the burden of serious mental illness and trauma, have not been adequately addressed. These essays shed light on the treatment of common and chronic mental disorders, including mental illness and treatment in the current climate of economic and political instability, access to health care, access to medicines, and the impact of HIV-AIDS and other chronic illness on mental health. While problems are rampant and carry real and devastating consequences, this volume promotes an understanding of the African mental health landscape in service of reform
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
362.196890096
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Akyeampong, Emmanuel Kwaku
  • Hill, Allan G.
  • Kleinman, Arthur
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mental illness
  • Mental health services
Target audience
adult
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The culture of mental illness and psychiatric practice in Africa, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253013040
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11531619
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remote
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11531619
System control number
MWT11531619
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The culture of mental illness and psychiatric practice in Africa, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253013040
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11531619
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11531619
System control number
MWT11531619
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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