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Dasgupta, Jayashree and Bhavnani, Supriya and Estrin, Georgia Lokwood and Mukherjee, Debarati and Banerjee, Arpan and Belmonte, Matthew K and Chakrabarti, Bhismadev and Divan, Gauri and Dawson, Geraldine and Johnson, Mark H and McPartland, Jemes C and Singh, Nandini Chatterjee and Patel, Vikram (2016) Translating neuroscience to the front lines: point-of-care detection of neuropsychiatric disorders. Lancet Psychiatry, 3 (10). pp. 915-917.

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A key challenge in global mental health care is the paucity of treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders, to which detection gaps contribute greatly. Most of these conditions are diagnosed either very late, or not at all.1 In particular, low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) experience three barriers: low help-seeking behaviour, in part due to limited awareness and stigma associated with mental disorders; not enough mental health professionals to conduct diagnostic assessments; and reliance on diagnostic interviews, many of which are time-intensive or proprietary and might not be cross-culturally valid.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Neurodegenerative Disorders
Neuro-Oncological Disorders
Neurocognitive Processes
Neuronal Development and Regeneration
Informatics and Imaging
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Depositing User: Dr. D.D. Lal
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 09:22
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2021 05:46
URI: http://nbrc.sciencecentral.in/id/eprint/89

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