Why Shouldn’t This Bother Us?

Mental Illness and the Global Burden of Disease

Dr. Walker Karraa had the opportunity to interview Dr. Anne Becker (Harvard University) about a critical but often under-examined issue affecting global health – the burden of mental illness. They discussed:

  • The economic and health consequences of leaving the global burden of mental illness unaddressed,Anne Becker
  • The ethical responsibility of more developed countries to address mental illness in poorer nations, and
  • How to amplify the message of the importance of investing in global health.

Read a summary of this fantastic interview on the psychologybenefits blog

or go to Walker Karraa’s website for the full interview with Dr. Anne Becker

Photo Dr. Anne Becker via http://psychologybenefits.org/
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Posted on February 3, 2014, in End Stigma, Maternal Mental Health, Mental Health and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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