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#1Anant Jani (University of Oxford)H-Index: 11
#2Sindhu Ravishankar (University of Oxford)
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BACKGROUND The contribution of mental illness to the total burden of disease in India nearly doubled from 1990 to 2017, increasing from 2.5% of the total disability-adjusted life years in 1990 to 4.7% in 2017. Despite efforts by the Indian government, a treatment gap of 75-85%, with heterogeneity across multiple dimensions, exists across India. We conducted a qualitative study in Tamil Nadu, India, to better understand the contextual factors affecting the care-seeking behaviour for mental illnes...
Last. Padmavati Ramachandran (Schizophrenia Research Foundation)H-Index: 2
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Background null The impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on mental health of populations is in focus recently but few studies focus on service adaptations to ensure care provision for the mentally ill. In India, where community-based mental healthcare is led by non-government organizations (NGOs), this is a crucial time to gather evidence on how these organizations adapted to the challenges. null Methods null We explored provider perspectives in an NGO providing mental health services to communiti...
#1Premila Webster (University of Oxford)H-Index: 22
#2Faisal Devji (St Antony's College)H-Index: 8
#7Sangita Singh (Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram)H-Index: 12
BACKGROUND Common mental disorders (CMD) are among the largest contributors to global maternal morbidity and mortality. Although research on perinatal mental health in India has grown in recent years, important evidence gaps remain, especially regarding CMD. Our study aims to improve understanding of CMD among perinatal and non-perinatal women of reproductive age across two settings in India: Bangalore (Karnataka) and Tanda (Himachal Pradesh). METHODS The study is embedded within the Maternal an...
#1Sudha Kallakuri (The George Institute for Global Health)H-Index: 7
#2Amanpreet Kaur (The George Institute for Global Health)
Last. Pallab K. Maulik (The George Institute for Global Health)H-Index: 36
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BACKGROUND Despite of literature available on mental health-related stigma interventions, little is reported about the operational challenges faced during the planning, implementation and evaluation phases. METHODS The Systematic Medical Appraisal, Referral and Treatment Mental Health Project was implemented in 42 villages of the West Godavari district in India. Andersen's Behavioural Model for Health Services Use was adopted to understand the factors influencing anti-stigma campaign delivery an...
#2Lakshmi NarasimhanH-Index: 3
Last. Barbara J. Regeer (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 16
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BACKGROUND Homelessness has multifaceted and damaging effects on women with mental illness. This makes it imperative to identify and address the factors leading to homelessness among women with mental illness in order to inform policy on providing relevant services for this vulnerable population. METHOD A cross-sectional survey was conducted among 346 women in active contact with one of four outpatient clinics at The Banyan, a non-profit organization in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. A semi-str...
#1Bhrigupati Singh (Brown University)H-Index: 4
#2Ravindra Rao (AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 8
#1Renniel Jayson Jacinto Rosales (DLSU: De La Salle University)H-Index: 2
#2Auria U Arabit (DLSU: De La Salle University)
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