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Reconceptualising the treatment gap for common mental disorders: a fork in the road for global mental health?

Roberts, Tessa, Miguel Esponda, Georgina, Torre, Costanza, Pillai, Pooja, Cohen, Alex and Burgess, Rochelle A. (2022) Reconceptualising the treatment gap for common mental disorders: a fork in the road for global mental health? British Journal of Psychiatry, 221 (3). 553 - 557. ISSN 0007-1250

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Identification Number: 10.1192/bjp.2021.221

Abstract

In this analysis, we argue that the 'treatment gap' for common mental disorders often reflects lack of demand, arising because services fail to address the needs of disadvantaged communities. We propose a route forward for global mental health, with explicit focus on action on the socioeconomic determinants of psychological suffering.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-britis...
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2022 07:51
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2022 08:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116400

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