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Editorial

Putting Evidence into Practice: The PLoS Medicine Series on Global Mental Health Practice

  • Vikram Patel,

    Affiliations: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Sangath, Goa, India

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  • Rachel Jenkins,

    Affiliation: Departments of Epidemiology and International Mental Health Policy, WHO Collaborating Centre, Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom

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  • Crick Lund,

    Affiliation: Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • the PLoS Medicine Editors mail
  • Published: May 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001226

About the Authors

Vikram Patel
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Vikram Patel
Sangath, Goa, India
Rachel Jenkins
Departments of Epidemiology and International Mental Health Policy, WHO Collaborating Centre, Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
Crick Lund
Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: medicine_editors@plos.org

Competing Interests

RJ, CL, and VP are guest editors of the PLoS Medicine series on global mental health practice. RJ and VP are members of the PLoS Medicine editorial board. The PLoS Medicine Editors' individual competing interests are at http://www.plosmedicine.org/static/editorsInterests.action. PLoS is funded partly through manuscript publication charges, but the PLoS Medicine Editors are paid a fixed salary (their salary is not linked to the number of papers published in the journal).

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: JC VP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: VB RJ CL PS EV. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: VB JC RJ CL VP PS EV.