The roads less traveled: mapping some pathways on the global mental health research roadmap.

@article{Fernando2012TheRL,
  title={The roads less traveled: mapping some pathways on the global mental health research roadmap.},
  author={Gaithri A. Fernando},
  journal={Transcultural psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 3-4},
  pages={396-417}
}
The global mental health (GMH) research agenda should include both culture-general and culture-specific perspectives to ensure ecological validity of findings. Despite its title, the current GMH research agenda appears to be using a monocultural model that is individualistic, illness-oriented, and focused on intrapsychic processes. Ironically, issues of culture are prominently absent in many discussions of global mental health. This paper highlights some issues and concerns considered key to… CONTINUE READING
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