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Mhgap Humanitarian Intervention Guide Mhgap-hig : Clinical Management of Mental, Neurological and

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Adapted from the World Health Organization's evidence-based mhGAP Intervention Guide (mhGAP-IG) for Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders in Non-Specialized Health Settings from 2010, this mhGAP (mental health Global Action Programme) guide serves as a tool to support areas affected by humanitarian emergencies in assessing mental, neurological, and substance use conditions in non-specialized health settings where access to specialists and treatment options is limited, especially in low and middle-income countries. It explains advice for clinic managers and the general principles of care for people with these conditions, focusing on communication, assessment, management, reducing stress and strengthening social support, protecting human rights, and attention to overall well-being, followed by modules on the assessment and management of acute stress, grief, moderate-severe depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, epilepsy/seizures, intellectual disability, the harmful use of alcohol and drugs and life-threatening alcohol withdrawal, suicide, and other significant mental health complaints. Changes from the main guide include rewritten guidance on conduct disorder to provide advice on behavioral problems in adolescents; separation of the module on stress, grief, and post-traumatic stress disorder into three modules; and an added glossary. The guide excludes alcohol and drug intoxication and dependence, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorders, dementia, non-imminent risk of self-harm, and second-line treatments. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 61
Genre: Self Improvement, Psychology
Sub-Genre: Substance Abuse + Addictions / General, Psychopathology / Addiction, Substance Abuse + Addictions / Drug Dependence
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2015
TCIN: 21474366
UPC: 9789241548922
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-9301
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