Global mental health in high-income countries

S.P. Sashidharan, Ross White, Roberto Mezzina, Stefan Jansen, Darius Gishoma

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Over the past decade there have been significant efforts to scale-up mental health services in resource-poor countries. A number of cost-effective innovations have emerged as a result. At the same time, there is increasing concern in resource-rich countries about efficacy, efficiency and acceptability of mental health services. We consider two specific innovations used widely in low- and middle-income countries, task-sharing and a development model of mental healthcare, that we believe have the potential to address some of the current challenges facing mental health services in high-income countries.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-5
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jul 2016
Externally publishedYes


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