Subcategories:

Sort by:

select Language:



Mental health services for children exposed to armed conflict: Médecins Sans Frontières’ experience in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq and the occupied Palestinian territory

K. Lokuge, T. Shah, G. Pintaldi, et al., Eds.: MSF, (2013)


Paediatrics and International Child Health 2013 VOL. 33 NO. 4, pp.259-272. Open Access. Please download from the website link
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24196701


Where there is no psychiatrist

Patel, V.; C. Hanlen, (2018)


2nd edition. The book is aimed at general health workers in low- and middle-income country settings and has some chapters on perinatal mental health. That said, it has definite applicability in high-income country settings too! In the new edition, there has been a big expansion of the psychosocial interventions. Thanks to your advocacy for such a resource being open-access (as the first edition was not), the book is freely available for download: https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/where-there-is-no-psychiatrist/47578A845CAFC7E23A181749A4190B54
https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/where-there-i...


Istanbul Protocol

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Eds.: United Nations, (2004)


Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
https://www.un.org/ruleoflaw/files/training8Rev1en...


Where there is no psychiatrist : a mental health care manual

Patel, Vikram, Eds.: Royal College of Psychiatrists, (2003)


This book is a practical manual of mental health care for community health workers, primary care nurses, social workers and primary care doctors, particularly in developing countries.Helpful features include: over 50 illustrations and case studies, jargon-free explanations and descriptions, flow-charts on common clinical problems, and a practical guide to the use of psychiatric medicines and simple psychological treatments. Chapters 1, 9 and 10 can be found on the e-TALC CD-ROM number 2 (April 2003). See www.talcuk.org for details Links to Chapters 2 and 3 above. Printed copies of this book can also be obtained from the Royal College of Psychiatrists www.rcpsych.ac.uk/wnitp
http://www.asksource.info/pdf/30256_wherethereisno...


Psychological first aid: Guide for field workers

Snider, L.; Van Ommeren, M.; Schafer, A., Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2011)


When terrible things happen in our communities, countries and the world, we want to reach out a helping hand to those who are affected. This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events. It is written for people in a position to help others who have experienced an extremely distressing event. It gives a framework for supporting people in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities. Despite its name, psychological first aid covers both social and psychological support. Available in various languages: http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/guide_field_workers/en/
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789241...


Neurology in Africa

William Howlett, (2012)


The whole book has 50.3 MB!!!! To download chapter by chapter: http://www.uib.no/cih/en/resources/neurology-in-africa Africa is a vast continent and neurological disorders are a common cause of disability and death. This practical neurology textbook is specifically written for Sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of this book is for students to gain an understanding of neurology, learn the necessary clinical skills and obtain sufficient knowledge to care for patients presenting with neurological disorders. Diagnosis in neurology is based on accurate history and physical examination and this book emphasizes these principles
http://www.uib.no/cih/en/resources/neurology-in-af...


Reconstruire en mieux - Pour des soins de santé mentale durables après une situation d’urgence

Organisation mondiale de la Santé, (2013)


Malgré leur caractère tragique, et bien qu’elles soient à l’origine des souffrances humaines, les situations d’urgence sont aussi des occasions d’améliorer les soins de santé mentale.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/85618/1/W...


Building Back Better: Sustainable Mental Health Care After Emergencies

World Health Organization (WHO), (2013)


Emergencies, in spite of their tragic nature and adverse effects on mental health, are unparalleled opportunities to build better mental health systems for all people in need. This WHO publication shows how this was done in 10 diverse emergency-affected areas
http://www.who.int/mental_health/emergencies/build...


24 hits