Grand challenges: Integrating mental health care into the non-communicable disease agenda

PLoS Med. 2013;10(5):e1001443. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001443. Epub 2013 May 14.


In the third article of a five-part series providing a global perspective on integrating mental health, Victoria Ngo and colleagues discuss the benefits and requirements of collaborative care models, where non-communicable disease and mental health care are integrated and provided in the primary care setting.

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MeSH terms

  • Comorbidity
  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Delivery of Health Care, Integrated / organization & administration*
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Policy*
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Mental Health Services / organization & administration*
  • Mental Health*
  • Organizational Objectives
  • Policy Making*
  • Program Development
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Quality of Life