5. Policies, Plans, and Programs

  1. Graham Thornicroft1,
  2. Maya Semrau1,
  3. Atalay Alem2,
  4. Robert E. Drake3,
  5. Hiroto Ito4,
  6. Jair Mari5,
  7. Peter McGeorge6 and
  8. R. Thara7

Published Online: 26 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119979203.ch5

Community Mental Health: Putting Policy into Practice Globally

Community Mental Health: Putting Policy into Practice Globally

How to Cite

Thornicroft, G., Semrau, M., Alem, A., Drake, R. E., Ito, H., Mari, J., McGeorge, P. and Thara, R. (2011) Policies, Plans, and Programs, in Community Mental Health: Putting Policy into Practice Globally, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119979203.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  3. 3

    Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, USA

  4. 4

    National Institute of Mental Health, National Centre of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan

  5. 5

    Department of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil

  6. 6

    Urban Mental Health Research Institute, Inner City Health Program, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia

  7. 7

    Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF), Chennai, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119998655

Online ISBN: 9781119979203

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Keywords:

  • policies, plans and programs;
  • International and intercultural differences;
  • National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) of India;
  • barriers to implementation of NMPH;
  • manpower constraints;
  • Pacific Islands Mental Health Network (PIMHnet);
  • community mental health training, Argentina and Belize

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