Services for depression and suicide in Thailand

  title={Services for depression and suicide in Thailand},
  author={Thoranin Kongsuk and Suttha Supanya and Kedsaraporn Kenbubpha and Supranee Phimtra and Supattra Sukhawaha and J. Leejongpermpoon},
  journal={WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health},
  pages={34 - 38}
  • Thoranin Kongsuk, Suttha Supanya, +3 authors J. Leejongpermpoon
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health
  • Depression, together with suicide is an important contributor to the burden of disease in Thailand. Until recently, depression has been significantly under-recognized in the country. The lack of response to this health challenge has been compounded by a low level of access to standard care, constraints on mental health personnel and inadequate dissemination of knowledge in caring for people with these disorders. In the past decade, significant work has been undertaken to establish a new… CONTINUE READING

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