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Community mental health in rural India: the Shifa project in Padhar Hospital, Madhya Pradesh

  • Johann A. Ebenezer (a1) and Robert E. Drake (a2)

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People with severe mental disorders in rural India have minimal access to mental health services. Project Shifa entails outreach to patients and families in 75 villages in rural central India. A team of local health workers led by one psychiatrist provide assessment, medications, education and follow-up services.

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Community mental health in rural India: the Shifa project in Padhar Hospital, Madhya Pradesh

  • Johann A. Ebenezer (a1) and Robert E. Drake (a2)

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Community mental health in rural India: the Shifa project in Padhar Hospital, Madhya Pradesh

  • Johann A. Ebenezer (a1) and Robert E. Drake (a2)
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