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Mental Health and Illness in the Rural World

Santosh Kumar Chaturvedi (Redaktør)

This book looks into the mental health challenges in the rural world, the socio economic and cultural factors bearing on them and the best clinical practices to deal with them. It elaborates on the pressures of globalization and modernization that rural people find themselves in which brings about ever increasing stressful conditions. Les mer
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This book looks into the mental health challenges in the rural world, the socio economic and cultural factors bearing on them and the best clinical practices to deal with them. It elaborates on the pressures of globalization and modernization that rural people find themselves in which brings about ever increasing stressful conditions. It also covers the lack of awareness about mental health issues and services which lead to further problems.

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From the contentsDifferences of prevalence of mental disorders in villages and towns.- Socio economic factors affecting mental health.- Gender differences in mental health of the rural people.- Common cultural Beliefs and Practices pertaining to mental health in the rural world.- Organization of mental health services in rural areas.- Advantages and disadvantages in the management of mental illnesses in rural areas.- Future directions.

Om forfatteren

Dr. Santosh Kumar Chaturvedi, MD, FRCPE (Edinburgh, UK), FRCPsych (UK), is a Senior Professor of Psychiatry and former Dean of Behavioural Sciences at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India. He is Head of the Department of Mental Health Education and has been the Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatry Rehabilitation Services in the past. Dr. Chaturvedi is an Honorary Member of the World Psychiatric Association and member of many international and national societies and associations. His main areas of research and work have been consultation liaison psychiatry, chronic pain and somatization, neuropsychiatry, quality of life research, psycho-oncology and palliative care, and cultural psychiatry. He has received national awards by the Indian Council of Medical Research on three occasions and awards by the Indian Psychiatric Society - DLN Murthy Rao Oration and Tilak Venkoba Rao Oration - and Poona Psychiatric Association on many occasions. He is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health, published by Springer Nature. He has numerous publications in various international and national journals. He has edited and/or published 20 books, manuals, and journals. For more information, visit https://santoshchaturvedi.in/.