Books available in   E-Collection Mental Health
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Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11505543 ISBN-13  
9789241545907
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Mental health advocacy is a relatively new concept, developed with a view to reducing stigma and discrimination, and promoting the human rights of people with mental disorders. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500618 ISBN-13  
9789241562898
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This report reviews the outcomes of a project to better understand as well as develop a methodology to study the factors associated with sexual risk behaviour among alcohol users in diverse cultural settings. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500773 ISBN-13  
9789241547840
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Alcohol-attributable injuries and violence are of growing concern to the World Health Organization. Alcohol-related injuries are especially evident in hospital emergency rooms and trauma centers. .../...
 
Title
Author Obot, I.S., Room, R.
Year
2005 Order Number   11500642 ISBN-13  
9789241563024
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
This book is the product of a multinational research project on "Gender, Alcohol and Culture: an International Study" (GENACIS). .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000127 ISBN-13  
9789240689978
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) is a term used to describe a wide range of actions that address social, psychological and psychiatric problems that are either pre-existing or emergency-induced. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500644 ISBN-13  
9789241563048
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Atlas project, like the other ATLAS projects, is a systematic attempt to collect information from countries on existing services and resources. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500643 ISBN-13  
9789241563031
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 20,00
English
This atlas is one of the most comprehensive compilations of available resources for epilepsy ever attempted, providing an illustrative presentation of information on the current status of epilepsy services and care available from 160 countries covering 97.5% of the world population. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500747 ISBN-13  
9789241563758
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological disorders and causes of disability in young adults. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11500706 ISBN-13  
9789241563451
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Even though mental health nursing is a critical issue for most countries, there has been very little published information about mental health nursing. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500648 ISBN-13  
9789241563079
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Psychiatrists play an important role in the delivery of mental health services. However, global information about the quality of training of psychiatrists is largely unavailable. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500609 ISBN-13  
9789241562836
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 25,00
English
Neurological disorders constitute a large and increasing share of the global burden of disease. Very little is known, however, about the resources available within countries to meet this burden. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11500719 ISBN-13  
9789241563505
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Persons with intellectual disabilities (ID) are frequently the most vulnerable group and, on many occasions, are exposed to human rights violations and deprived of minimum services and dignity. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000151 ISBN-13  
9789240690677
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
In spite of their tragic nature, and notwithstanding the human suffering they create, emergency situations are also opportunities to build better mental health care. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500599 ISBN-13  
9789241546584
Price
CHF 90,00  / US$ 108,00 Developing countries  CHF 63,00
English
The tobacco epidemic is a global challenge demanding concerted global and national action. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500612 ISBN-13  
9789241546577
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The module outlines the steps to be followed in the development and implementation of a child and adolescent mental health policy and plan. Its goal is to assist countries to promote the healthy development of children and adolescents. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   15200123 ISBN-13  
9789290614302
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
These WHO guidelines are designed to assist staff of closed settings to provide safe and effective withdrawal management and treatment services for people who use drugs in the Western Pacific Region. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000126 ISBN-13  
9789240689848
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The world's population is ageing. Improvements in health care in the past century have contributed to people living longer and healthier lives. However, this has also resulted in an increase in the number of people with noncommunicable diseases, including dementia. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000192 ISBN-13  
9789240691049
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Despite long experience in fighting childhood illness and mortality, health care providers in LAMI countries face new challenges in promoting child development. There is, nevertheless, a wealth of information on this topic, generated by researchers and clinicians working in resource poor conditions. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500691 ISBN-13  
9789241563321
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
This publication brings together five chapters from Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition (2006), along with an introduction and a conclusion by WHO. The chapters cover mental disorders, neurological disorders, learning and developmental disabilities, and alcohol and illicit opiate abuse. .../...
 
Title
Author Chilsholm, D., Saxena, S., van Ommeren, M.
Year
2006 Order Number   11500692 ISBN-13  
9789241563338
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The widening recognition of mental health as a significant international public health issue has led to an increasing need to demonstrate that investment of resources into service development is both required and also worthwhile. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   13400068 ISBN-13  
9789289021937
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries  CHF 31,50
English
This report describes the situation of tobacco control and the status of tobacco control policies in the WHO European Region as of late 2006. .../...
 
Title
Year
2014 Order Number   28000127 ISBN-13  
9789240692084
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 30,00
French
Si les problèmes psychosociaux et de santé mentale sont fréquents dans toutes les communautés du monde, ils le sont beaucoup plus chez les personnes qui ont fait face à l'adversité, notamment chez celles qui ont été exposées à une crise humanitaire. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   13400061 ISBN-13  
9789289013840
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 13,50
English
The European Region is the WHO region with the highest alcohol intake in the world. Not only per capita consumption but also the disease burden from alcohol are twice the world average. Alcohol is the third-largest risk factor for death and disability in the Region and the largest risk factor among young people. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500788 ISBN-13  
9789241599511
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
The numbers of women who use tobacco and who are exposed to second-hand smoke, especially in poor communities, are expected to increase in the coming decades. This will have enormous adverse effects on households' financial status and family health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2014 Order Number   18000363 ISBN-13  
9789240692763
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
WHO has published several reports in the past on this topic with the last one being published in 2011, but this report of 2014 has some unique features. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500564 ISBN-13  
9789241580359
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are about 2 billion people worldwide consuming alcoholic beverages and 76.3 million with diagnosed alcohol use disorders. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500800 ISBN-13  
9789241599931
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
Every year, the harmful use of alcohol kills 2.5 million people, including 320 000 young people between 15 and 29 years of age. It is the eighth leading risk factor for deaths globally, and harmful use of alcohol was responsible for almost 4% of all deaths in the world, according to the estimates for 2004. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   15200119 ISBN-13  
9789290613985
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
This publication offers basic operational guidance on HIV testing and counseling in settings attended by people who inject drugs (PWID). .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   19300231 ISBN-13  
9789241563925
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
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Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500610 ISBN-13  
9789241546591
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This module provides a comprehensive approach to human resources and training for mental health in countries. It includes guidance on the development of a human resource policy for mental health that provides a coherent framework for workforce development. .../...
 
Title
Year
1993 Order Number   11501371 ISBN-13  
9789241544559
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 50,00
English
Sets out internationally-agreed diagnostic criteria specifically designed for use when conducting research on mental and behavioural disorders. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
1992 Order Number   11500371 ISBN-13  
9789241544221
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 50,00
English
Provides clinical descriptions, diagnostic guidelines, and codes for all mental and behavioural disorders commonly encountered in clinical psychiatry. The book was developed from chapter V of the Tenth Revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10). .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11509543 ISBN-13  
9789241546416
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This module provides practical guidance on how to improve access to psychotropic drugs and promote their effective use. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500739 ISBN-13  
9789241563680
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This report on integrating mental health into primary care, which was developed jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization of Family Doctors (Wonca), presents the justification and advantages of providing mental health services in primary care. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   15201076 ISBN-13  
9789290612988
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
The set of modules that comprise this Sourcebook are intended for use in pre-service and in-service training of health professionals. This module on mental health is designed to improve the awareness, knowledge and skills of health providers on poverty and gender concerns. It is divided into six sections. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   11502088 ISBN-13  
9789241545426
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
As a new member of WHO Family of International Classifications, ICF describes how people live with their health condition. ICF is a classification of health and health related domains that describe body functions and structures, activities and participation. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   15700056 ISBN-13  
9789290222927
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
Primary health care for drug users aims to promote health by providing a comprehensive harm-reduction package including outreach; peer-led interventions; information, education and communication; condoms; sterile injection equipment; and effective drug treatment including opioid substitution therapy. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500726 ISBN-13  
9789241563567
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This book has reviewed the research undertaken on a broad range of reproductive health issues and their mental health determinants/consequences over the last 15 years from both high- and low-income countries. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11502632 ISBN-13  
9789241564359
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
WHO's Project Atlas is aimed at collecting, compiling, and dessiminating information on global mental health resources. Atlas 2011 presents updated information from 184 WHO Member States on available resources for treatment and prevention of neuropsychiatric disorders globally, by WHO region, and by income group. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11501543 ISBN-13  
9789241545945
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This introductory module describes the current global context of mental health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11503543 ISBN-13  
9789241545938
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Financing is a critical factor in the implementation of a viable mental health system. This module provides guidance on how to assess current financing mechanisms for mental heath, maximise the resource base for mental health and make the best use of available funds to promote mental health reforms. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500627 ISBN-13  
9789241546713
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
A mental health information system is a system for collecting and applying information about a mental health service and the mental health needs of the population it serves. The module begins with a discussion of what information should be collected and how this information can be used. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11504543 ISBN-13  
9789241545952
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Mental health legislation is essential for protecting the rights of people with mental disorders, who comprise a vulnerable section of society. This module provides information to help guide the development of mental health legislation. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500645 ISBN-13  
9789241546799
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Work substantially contributes to one's identity. It provides income for an individual and their family and gives the feeling of playing a useful role in society. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11502543 ISBN-13  
9789241545914
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
An explicit mental health policy is an essential and powerful tool for a mental health section in a ministry of health. When properly formulated and implemented through plans and programmes, policy can have a significant impact on the mental health of populations. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500590 ISBN-13  
9789241546461
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
An explicit mental health policy is an essential and powerful tool for a mental health section in a ministry of health. When properly formulated and implemented through plans and programmes, policy can have a significant impact on the mental health of populations. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500783 ISBN-13  
9789241563949
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
People with mental health conditions have been excluded from the development agenda despite being a marginalized and vulnerable group in countries all over the world. This report highlights the urgent need to redress this situation. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   13400055 ISBN-13  
9789289013772
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
The Member States in the WHO European Region met at the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Mental Health in Helsinki in January 2005 to tackle one of the major threats to the well-being of Europeans: the epidemic of psychosocial distress and mental ill health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500520 ISBN-13  
9789241562355
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Neuroscience of Psychoactive Substance Use and Dependence provides an authoritative summary of current knowledge of the biological basis of substance use behaviours, including their relationship with environmental factors. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11507543 ISBN-13  
9789241545921
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Mental health services make it possible to deliver effective interventions. The way these services are organized has an important bearing on their effectiveness and the ultimate fulfilment of the aims and objectives of national mental health policies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500756 ISBN-13  
9789241547697
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
This manual attempts to provide simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals in primary health care especially in low- and middle-income countries to be able to provide pharmacological treatment to persons with mental disorders. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11508543 ISBN-13  
9789241545969
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The purpose of this module is to present a clear and rational planning model for assessing the needs of local populations for mental health care and planning services. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   13400079 ISBN-13  
9789289042796
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
Countries in the WHO European Region are committed to transforming their mental health programmes and activities, shifting from institutional practices to person-centred community-based care. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number   18000386 ISBN-13  
9789240693166
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Suicide impacts on the most vulnerable of the world?s populations and is highly prevalent in already marginalized and discriminated groups of society. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   13400098 ISBN-13  
9789289042048
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
The rate of acute drug-related mortality, or overdose deaths, among prisoners in the immediate post-release period is unacceptably high. .../...
 
Title
Author Herrman, H., Saxena, S., Moodie, R.
Year
2005 Order Number   11500637 ISBN-13  
9789241562942
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
This international book aims to bring to life the mental health dimension of health promotion. It describes the concepts relating to promotion of mental health, the emerging evidence for the effectiveness of interventions, and the public health policy and practice implications. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11500701 ISBN-13  
9789241563413
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
The last several years have seen a wealth of new evidence on the health effects of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS), the benefits of smoke-free environments and best practice in implementing smoke-free policies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500819 ISBN-13  
9789241548205
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
Perhaps you are called upon as a staff member or volunteer to help in a major disaster, or you find yourself at the scene of an accident where people are hurt. Perhaps you are a teacher or health worker talking with someone from your community who has just witnessed the violent death of a loved one. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2013 Order Number   18000196 ISBN-13  
9789240691087
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
This manual is designed to orient helpers to offer psychological first aid (PFA) to people following a serious crisis event. PFA involves humane, supportive and practical assistance for people who are distressed, in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11506543 ISBN-13  
9789241545976
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
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Title
Year
2002 Order Number   19300195 ISBN-13  
9789241545587
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This guide provides practical guidance on the use of Rapid Assessment and Response (RAR), a method specially designed to generate information that can help the planning and development of health policies and programmes as well as specific health interventions and services. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11000945 ISBN-13  
9789241209458
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation at its third meeting, during which it reviewed four background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt, respectively, with the following four themes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11000951 ISBN-13  
9789241209519
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This report makes available the findings of an international group of experts that provide WHO with the latest scientific and technical advice in the area of product regulation. .../...
 
Title
Author Obot, I.S., Saxena, S.
Year
2005 Order Number   11500646 ISBN-13  
9789241563062
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
In many low and middle income countries, trends in tobacco, alcohol and illicit substance use, especially among youth, have paralleled the rapid social changes experienced in these countries in recent years. .../...
 
Title
Author Mackay, J., Eriksen, M.
Year
2002 Order Number   11500512 ISBN-13  
9789241562096
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
***New edition available by external publisher on Amazon. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   11000973 ISBN-13  
9789241209731
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on psychoactive substances to assess the need for their international control.

The report contains a summary of the Committee's evaluations of y-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and ketamine. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11000942 ISBN-13  
9789241209427
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11000915 ISBN-13  
9789241209151
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. The first part of the report contains a description of the procedure for the review of dependence-producing substances. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   11000903 ISBN-13  
9789241209038
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000121 ISBN-13  
9789240689688
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on psychoactive substances to assess the need for their international control.

The report contains a summary of the Committee s evaluations of y-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and ketamine. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   18000109 ISBN-13  
9789240682108
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   18000107 ISBN-13  
9789240681538
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. The first part of the report contains a description of the procedure for the review of dependence-producing substances. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   18000108 ISBN-13  
9789240681545
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11000944 ISBN-13  
9789241209441
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
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Title
Year
2009 Order Number   19300228 ISBN-13  
9789241598224
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This book contains the first set of guidelines adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its Second (2207) and Third (2008) sessions. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   11500843 ISBN-13  
9789241548410
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
All over the world, people with mental disabilities, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse problems are subject to poor-quality care and violations of their human rights. Mental health services fail to integrate evidence-based treatment and practices, resulting in poor recovery outcomes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000099 ISBN-13  
9789240688599
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
All over the world, people with mental disabilities, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse problems are subject to poor-quality care and violations of their human rights. Mental health services fail to integrate evidence-based treatment and practices, resulting in poor recovery outcomes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   19300220 ISBN-13  
9789241596282
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 20,00
English
WHO has produced a first comprehensive analysis of global tobacco use and control: The WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000219 ISBN-13  
9789240691612
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This report, WHO's fourth in the series, provides a country-level examination of the global tobacco epidemic and identifies countries that have applied selected measures for reducing tobacco use. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500611 ISBN-13  
9789241562829
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 25,00
English
People with mental disorders are exposed to a wide range of human rights violations both within the health care context and the broader community. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   11000967 ISBN-13  
9789241209670
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation at its sixth meeting, during which it reviewed two background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt, respectively, with the following two themes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11000955 ISBN-13  
9789241209557
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries  CHF 5,25
English
This WHO Technical Report Series makes available the findings of an international group of experts that provide WHO with the latest scientific and technical advice in the area of product regulation. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500786 ISBN-13  
9789241563994
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
Tobacco use is the single largest cause of preventable death globally, killing more than five million people each year. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   12402001 ISBN-13  
9789241562010
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
An estimated 400 million people suffer from mental or neurological disorders or from psychosocial problems such as those related to alcohol and drug abuse. Many of them suffer silently. Many suffer alone. Many never receive treatment of any kind. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500809 ISBN-13  
9789241564182
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Following the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, attention has focused on ways to remove barriers to the participation of people with disabilities in their societies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2015 Order Number   18000482 ISBN-13  
9789240694507
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The mhGAP Intervention Guide (IG) is a clinical guide on mental, neurological and substance use disorders for general health care workers who work in non-specialized health care settings, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500793 ISBN-13  
9789241548069
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
About four out of five people in low- and middle-income countries who need services for mental, neurological and substance-use conditions do not receive them. Even when available, the interventions often are neither evidence-based nor of high quality. .../...
 
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