Mental illness in Bwindi, Uganda: Understanding stakeholder perceptions of benefits and barriers to developing a community-based mental health programme

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Kristen L. Sessions; Lydia Wheeler; Arya Shah; Deenah Farrell; Edwin Agaba; Yusufu Kuule; Stephen P. Merry; (2017)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
  • Journal: African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine,volume 9,issue 1 (issn: 2071-2928, eissn: 2071-2936)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5803513, doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v9i1.1462
  • Subject: R | RA1-1270 | community mental health | Public aspects of medicine | mental health | primary care | Original Research | Medicine | psychiatry

Background: Mental illness has been increasingly recognised as a source of morbidity in low- and middle-income countries and significant treatment gaps exist worldwide. Studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of task sharing through community-based treatment models ... View more
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