The ascertainment of psychiatric cases in a developing country.

  • Jeannette Price
  • Published 1978 in Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique

Abstract

This artricle suggests procedures for locating these individuals in a developing country who have mental health problems. It assumes minimum facilities, e.g. that there is no mental hospital and no qualified psychiatrist and is based on experience in Tonga. The register of those involuntarily admitted to an institution looking after the mentally sick is… (More)

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@article{Price1978TheAO, title={The ascertainment of psychiatric cases in a developing country.}, author={Jeannette Price}, journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique}, year={1978}, volume={26 5}, pages={413-7} }