Medicine And Books

Mental Illness in General Health Care: An International Study

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 09 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:696
  1. Richard Morriss

    Ed T B Ustun, N Sartorius Wiley for WHO, £50, pp 398 ISBN 0 471 95491 8

    How do mental disorders in primary care vary in terms of frequency, nature, and treatment across the world? Mental Illness in General Health Care describes a prospective study, sponsored by the World Health Organisation, of cultural differences in mental disorders in primary care involving 15 centres in five continents. The topic should interest general practitioners, psychiatrists, and public health doctors. The book itself is clearly written and easy to follow. After …

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