Mental Healthcare in Rural Latin America

Jody Epstein

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The goal of this article is to provide an overview of epidemiology of mental health disorders in Latin America, discuss unique issues in mental health faced by rural Latin American communities, summarize the history of Latin American healthcare systems, and describe current strategies to improve and innovate mental health service delivery in Latin America.  


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Mental Healthcare in Rural Latin America

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23936/pfr.v0i4.172

DOI (VER EN LINEA): http://dx.doi.org/10.23936/pfr.v0i4.172.g227

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