Resources

Centre for Global Mental Health


Mental Health Innovation Network


Global Mental Health Movement


WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP)

Other WHO Links

http://www.who.int/topics/mental_health/en/ - information for WHO mhGAP

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20140108-the-middle-east-and-north-africa-suffer-the-worlds-highest-depression-rates-according-to-new-research/

http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/epidemiology/adolescence/en/

http://www.who.int/gho/publications/world_health_statistics/EN_WHS2013_Full.pdf

    Dimitry LA. systematic review on the mental health of children and adolescents in areas of armed conflict in the Middle East. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2012;38(2):153–161.)
    Ferrari et al, Burden of Depressive Disorders by Country, Sex, Age, and Year: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.Plos Medicine 2013 Available online at:
    http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001547
    Obermeyer MC. Adolescents in Arab countries: Health statistics and social context, DIFI Family Research and Proceedings 2015:1 http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/difi.2015.1 Available online at: http://www.qscience.com/doi/pdf/10.5339/difi.2015.1


Work Cited


Dimitry LA. systematic review on the mental health of children and adolescents in areas of armed conflict in the Middle East. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2012;38(2):153–161.)
Ferrari et al, Burden of Depressive Disorders by Country, Sex, Age, and Year: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.Plos Medicine 2013 Available online at:
http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001547
Obermeyer MC. Adolescents in Arab countries: Health statistics and social context, DIFI Family Research and Proceedings 2015:1 http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/difi.2015.1 Available online at: http://www.qscience.com/doi/pdf/10.5339/difi.2015.1
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; 2013. The global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy. Seattle, WA, USA: Available at: http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/gbd/publications/policy-report/ global-burden-disease-generating-evidence-guiding-policy  
Patel, V. (2012). Global mental health: From science to action. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 20(1), 6-12.
Patel, V. (2014). Why mental health matters to global health. Transcultural Psychiatry, 0(0), 1-13.
Prince, M., Patel, V., Saxena, S., Maj, M., Maselko, J., Phillips, M.R., & Rahman, A. (2007). No health without mental health. The Lancet, 370, 859-877.
Ross, G. (2007). From the trauma vortex to the healing vortex: A new paradigm for healing the Israeli-Palestinian crisis. In J. Kuriansky (Ed.), Beyond bullets and bombs: Grassroots peacebuilding between Israelis and Palestinians (pp. 293-305). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
http://www.who.int/topics/mental_health/en/ - information for WHO mhGAP
http://www.globalmentalhealth.org - information for global mental health movement quote