Year: 1995 Source: New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 20p. SIEC No: 19950350

This summary of a 2-year research project on mental health in low-income countries presents the study’s main findings. Recommendations are made for: 1) improving mental health services; 2) improving mental health training for health care workers; 3) improving gender politics; 4) better mental health services for youth; 5) assessing the effects of substance abuse; 6) studying the causes & effects of violence; & 7) the primary prevention of mental, neurological, behavioural & social disorders.