Changing trends in mental health care and research in Ghana

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dc.contributor.author Ofori-Atta, A.
dc.contributor.author Ohene, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-05T15:37:22Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-05T15:37:22Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/25310
dc.description.abstract This Reader is about the changing trends in mental health care and research in Ghana. The book includes a brief history of the department and Mental Health Care in Ghana through the eyes of professionals who have lived this history. There is also a revised situation analysis of mental health services and legislation from 2005. These are followed by three main sections on Conceptualization of Mental Illness (depression, religion and illness, autism, substance use disorders and schizophrenia), Mental Health Practice in a teaching hospital setting (referrals to Korle-Bu, how psychiatric illnesses manifest, how people's lives are affected and what skill sets and resources are available for dealing with them) and finally the Department's focus on research includes the Mental Health Information System, Sickle Cell Disease, Medical Ethics, and Liaison Psychiatry. In the concluding paragraph, read about the way forward in mental health care and research. © University of Ghana, 2014. All Right Reserved. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Changing Trends in Mental Health Care and Research in Ghana en_US
dc.title Changing trends in mental health care and research in Ghana en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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