Mental health problems in Pakistani society as a consequence of violence and trauma: a case for better integration of care

@inproceedings{Khalily2011MentalHP,
  title={Mental health problems in Pakistani society as a consequence of violence and trauma: a case for better integration of care},
  author={Muhammad Tahir Khalily},
  booktitle={International journal of integrated care},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVES This paper discusses the increasing incidence of mental health problems in Pakistan, and specifically in the Swat Valley, in relation to the growing insurgency and current violence in Pakistani society. The paper argues that the health care system's response in Pakistan is not adequate to meet the current challenges and that changes in policy are needed to build mental health care services as an important component of the basic health package at primary care level in the public… CONTINUE READING

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