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The prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV disorders in the Iraq Mental Health Survey (IMHS).
Data on the prevalence and correlates of anxiety, mood, behavioral, and substance disorders are presented from a 2007-8 national survey of the Iraq population, the Iraq Mental Health Survey (IMHS).Expand
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Public perception of mental health in Iraq
BackgroundPeople who suffer from mental illness, the professionals who treat them, and indeed the actual concept of mental illness are all stigmatised in public perception and often receive veryExpand
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Integrating mental health into primary health care in Iraq.
The Ministry of Health in Iraq is undertaking a systematic programme to integrate mental health into primary care in order to increase population access to mental health care. This paper reports theExpand
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Rebuilding Iraq's mental health system.
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Mental health services in Iraq: past, present and future
Iraq is known to be the cradle of civilisation – a country with a rich history. Present-day Iraq occupies the greater part of the ancient land of Mesopotamia, the plain between the Euphrates andExpand
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Datapoints: Iraqi psychiatrists' perceptions of substance use disorders among patients.
N media stories have reported on rising substance use in post–U.S.-invasion Iraq (1). This study was intended to present a first profile of drug use in clinical populations. Psychiatrists were chosenExpand
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Terrorism and mental health in Iraq
This study looks at the relationship between mental illness and terrorist acts. 118 terrorism charged offenders were assessed by the forensic psychiatric team, while resident at Ibn Al-Haitham secureExpand
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