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7 December 2017

A team of clinical scientists delve into the complexities of three systems used for understanding mental-health disorders

Diagnosing mental-health issues may seem straightforward: Patients discuss their symptoms and a clinician matches those symptoms to a disorder and devises an appropriate treatment. In reality, this view belies the complexity inherent in understanding, classifying, and diagnosing psychiatric phenomena.

23 November 2017

Partners In Health Liberia Mental Health Program

The latest case study by Mental Health Innovation Network describes mental health care at a facility and community level and aims to reduce stigma in southeast Liberia.

2 November 2017

President of India inaugurates 21st World Congress of mental health, calls for fighting stigma

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 21st World Congress of Mental Health being organised by the World Federation for Mental Health

10 October 2017

Creating a healthy workplace improves mental wellbeing and productivity – UN

World Mental Health Day is marked on 10 October each year, with this year looking at mental health in the work place.

3 July 2017

WHO Updates Guidelines on Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders

In 2015, WHO updated the mhGAP guidelines, first issued in 2009, for the management of mental, neurological and substance use (MNS) disorders.

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