January-March 2017 | Vol 6 | Issue 1
[INLINE:1]On 7 April every year, the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) is marked by highlighting a health topic of global concern. Globally, more than 300 million peop...
Care for mental disorders and promotion of mental well-being in South-East Asia
A paradigm shift for mental health
Mental, neurological and substance-use disorders are common worldwide, affecting every community and age group, and across countries of all income ...
Mental health policies in South-East Asia and the public health role of screening instruments for depression
The World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region, which contributes one quarter of the world’s population, has a significant burden due to mental illnesses. Mental health has been a ...
Depression and physical noncommunicable diseases: The need for an integrated approach
Depression is globally the third-leading cause of disability in terms of disability-adjusted life-years. Depression in patients with diseases such as cancer, diabetes mellitus, stroke or cardiovascula...
Decentralizing provision of mental health care in Sri Lanka
In the past, mental health services in Sri Lanka were limited to tertiary-care institutions, resulting in a large treatment gap. Starting in 2000, significant efforts have been made to reconfigure s...
Abstracting and Indexing
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region, Web of Science