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Community Care Effective For Mental Illness In Developing Countries, Study Shows

VOA News: Community Care Boosts Treatment of Mentally Ill in Developing Countries
“Experts say less than 10 percent of people with mental illness in low-income countries receive treatment. A new study shows community-based care is an effective strategy for treating individuals with schizophrenia. Researchers found the most successful way to treat people with mental illness in resource poor countries is for the care to come to them…” (Berman, 3/6).

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