Mental health research priorities in low- and middle-income countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

@article{Sharan2009MentalHR,
  title={Mental health research priorities in low- and middle-income countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.},
  author={Pratap Sharan and Carla Gallo and Oye Gureje and Exaltacion E Lamberte and Jair de Jesus Mari and Guido Mazzotti and Viraj Patel and Leon Swartz and Sylvie Olifson and Izthak Levav and Andres de Francisco and Shekhar Saxena},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2009},
  volume={195 4},
  pages={
          354-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND Studies suggest a paucity of and lack of prioritisation in mental health research from low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries. AIMS To investigate research priorities in mental health among researchers and other stakeholders in LAMI countries. METHOD We used a two-stage design that included identification, through literature searches and snowball technique, of researchers and stakeholders in 114 countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean; and a mail survey on… CONTINUE READING

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