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Culture and Mental Illness

Culture and Mental Illness

  See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270762975   Conference Paper · December 2014 DOI:  10.13140/2.1.1117.4724     Chittaranjan Subudhi Central University of Tamil Nadu   Available from: Chittaranjan Subudhi Retrieved on: 10 September 2016       ABSTRACT: The global burden of mental illness is high and opportunities for promoting mental health care are neglected issues in most parts of the world. Though many of the affected people come from the deprived sections of society…

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Severe mental illness across cultures

Severe mental illness across cultures

    Acta Psychiatr Scand 2006: 113: (Suppl. 429): 17–23 All rights reserved DOI:  10.1111/j.1600-0447.2005.00712.x Copyright  ©  2006  Blackwell Munksgaard ACTA PSYCHIATRICA SCANDINAVICA Bhugra D. Objective: International studies have shown that the outcome of illnesses like schizophrenia vary across cultures.  The good outcome in developing countries depends upon a number of factors. Method: Using both primary and secondary sources, existing literature was reviewed. Using terms severe mental illness, culture and schizophrenia, Medline, Psychinfo and Embase were searched. Further searches were…

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