PLoS Medicine (2012-01-01)

Improving access to mental health care and psychosocial support within a fragile context: a case study from Afghanistan.

  • Peter Ventevogel,
  • Willem van de Put,
  • Hafizullah Faiz,
  • Bibiane van Mierlo,
  • Majeed Siddiqi,
  • Ivan H Komproe

DOI
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001225
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 9, no. 5
p. e1001225

Abstract

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As one article in a series on Global Mental Health Practice, Peter Ventevogel and colleagues provide a case study of their efforts to integrate brief, practice-oriented mental health training into the Afghanistan health care system at a time when the system was being rebuilt from scratch.