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Grand Challenges: Integrating Mental Health Services into Priority Health Care Platforms

  • Vikram Patel mail,

    Affiliations: Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, Sangath, Goa, India, Centre for Mental Health, Public Health Foundation of India, India

  • Gary S. Belkin,

    Affiliations: Program in Global Mental Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, United States of America, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, New York, United States of America

  • Arun Chockalingam,

    Affiliation: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

  • Janice Cooper,

    Affiliations: The Carter Center Mental Health Liberia Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, United States of America, College of Science & Technology, University of Liberia, Monrovia, Liberia

  • Shekhar Saxena,

    Affiliation: Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Switzerland

  • Jürgen Unützer

    Affiliation: Division of Integrated Care and Public Health, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

  • Published: May 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001448
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