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Challenges and priorities for global mental health research in low- and middle-income countries

Mental health and substance use disorders account for 7.4% of the global burden of disease, and make up the greatest economic cost of non-communicable diseases on low- and middle-income countries. The Academy of Medical Sciences, UK has published the report: 'Challenges and priorities for global mental health research in low- and middle-income countries' identifying research priorities for the treatment and prevention of mental ill health, as well as enduring challenges and emerging opportunities.

Mental health and substance use disorders account for 7.4% of the global burden of disease, and make up the greatest economic cost of non-communicable diseases on low- and middle-income countries. The Academy of Medical Sciences, UK has published the report: 'Challenges and priorities for global mental health research in low- and middle-income countries' identifying research priorities for the treatment and prevention of mental ill health, as well as enduring challenges and emerging opportunities.

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