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Title Mental health conditions and services in selected African countries : implications for social work and human services professions / Marie-Antoinette Sossou, Tirelo Modie-Moroka, editors.
Imprint New York : Nova Biomedical, [2016]

Series Mental illnesses and treatments
Mental illnesses and treatments.
Subject Mental health services -- Africa -- 21st century.
Human services -- Africa.
Mental Health Services.
Alt Name Sossou, Marie-Antoinette,
Modie-Moroka, Tirelo,
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Botswana -- ch. 1 A Historical Evolution of Mental Health Services in Botswana: Past and Present / Tirelo Modie-Moroka -- ch. 2 Mental Health Care, HIV, and AIDs in Botswana: Challenges and Opportunities / Refilwe P. Sinkamba -- Ghana -- ch. 3 Mental Health Care and Service in Ghana / Mercy M. Ackumey -- Kenya -- ch. 4 How Mental Health Is Understood in Africa: The Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Kenya / Japheth Jaoko -- ch. 5 Delivery of Mental Health Services in Kenya / Elizabeth Muriu -- Nigeria -- ch. 6 Mental Health in Nigeria: Perspectives and Health Care Interventions among the Yorubas / Isaiah Mobalaji Ojedokun -- Rwanda
Ch. 7 The 1994 Genocide in Rwanda: The Effects on Children and Psycho-Social Intervention / Vincent Sezibera -- ch. 8 Mental Health Care in Hospitals in Rwanda / Pierre Philippot -- South Africa -- ch. 9 Mental Health Services in South Africa / Nontembeko J. Bila -- Uganda -- ch. 10 Towards Understanding the Dilemmas in the Prevention of Mental Illness in Africa: Lessons from Uganda / James Mugisha -- Zambia -- ch. 11 How Mental Health Is Understood in Africa: The Case of Zambia / Samson Chama.
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ISBN 9781634852920 (electronic bk.)
1634852923 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 953695094