Global child and Adolescent Mental Health: The Orphan of Development Assistance for Health

Published By: Plso Medicine on eSS | Published Date: March, 09 , 2018

One-quarter of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for mental disorders and substance abuse is borne by those 24 years old or younger, the age group that accounted for more than 40% of the world population. Using the aid activities database from the Creditor Reporting System (CRS), the level of development assistance for child and adolescent mental health (DAMH_CA) in 132 developing countries between 2007 and 2015 is estimated.

Author(s): Chunling Lu, Zhihui Li, Vikram Patel | Posted on: Apr 12, 2018 | Views() | Download (100)


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