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Promoting mental health in scarce-resource contexts: Emerging evidence and practice

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Contributions from a range of experts makes this a must read text for students and practitioners, policy-makers and planners or anyone with an interest in improving mental and public health in South Africa.

Mental health promotion strives to improve mental health through developing ways of adjusting and coping with challenges. These strategies are at the heart of human development and can strengthen social and economic outcomes, and are especially important in low to middle income countries where hardship is common, and where the emphasis has been solely on care and treatment of people with mental illness.

Publication year: 
2011
Language: 
English
License Condition: Full Copyright - All rights reserved  
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Available for free download.
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