Integration of mental health into primary healthcare: perceptions of stakeholders in Pakistan.

@article{Hussain2018IntegrationOM,
  title={Integration of mental health into primary healthcare: perceptions of stakeholders in Pakistan.},
  author={Syed Sadam Hussain and Murad Khan and Raisa Begum Gul and Nargis Asad},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2018},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={146-153}
}
Background In Pakistan, there is high prevalence of mental health disorders, but mental health services to address these are not well developed. To provide effective mental health services, the World Health Organization emphasizes the integration of mental health into primary health care (PHC). Objectives This study aimed to assess the views of key stakeholders about integration of mental health into PHC in Karachi, Pakistan. Methods A qualitative, exploratory study was conducted between… CONTINUE READING
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