Towards a Healthier 2020

Advancing Mental Health as a Global Health Priority

“Mental and behavioral disorders account for approximately 7.4 percent of the global
burden of disease and represent the leading cause of disability worldwide. Intricately
connected to educational achievement, overall health outcomes, and economic
prosperity, mental and behavioral disorders have nonetheless largely been disregarded
within the global health agenda..”

Read the full article from the Public Health Reviews, Vol. 35, No 1 here


Posted on February 3, 2014, in Update and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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