Promoting Mental Health in Scarce-Resource Contexts: Emerging Evidence and Practice

Petersen, I. (Inge) ; Bhana, A. (Arvin) ; Flisher, A. J. (Alan J.)


Mental health promotion strives to improve mental health through developing ways of adjusting and coping with challenges. These strategies are at the heart of human development and can strengthen social and economic outcomes, and are especially important in low to middle income countries where hardship is common, and where the emphasis has been solely on care and treatment of people with mental illness.

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University of Cape Town

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