Packages of care for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in low- and middle-income countries: PLoS Medicine Series

PLoS Med. 2009 Oct;6(10):e1000160. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000160. Epub 2009 Oct 6.


In a Perspective article, Vikram Patel and Graham Thornicroft introduce a new series in PLoS Medicine on mental health disorders in low- and middle-income countries that reviews the evidence for packages of care for ADHD, alcohol misuse disorders, dementia, depression, epilepsy, and schizophrenia.

Publication types

  • Introductory Journal Article

MeSH terms

  • Delivery of Health Care / methods*
  • Developing Countries
  • Epilepsy / therapy*
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Humans
  • Mental Disorders / therapy*