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July 2001, Volume 51, Issue 7


State of Mental Health in Pakistan

A. A. Gadit

Mental illnesses are rising alarmingly worldwide. The W HO\\\'s report on global disease burden depicts leading causes of disability worldwide among which the identified conditions are: depression, alcohol use, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive dis

Impact of Training on the Practices of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs)

I. T. Kamal

The report of the community based post intervention qualitative evaluation of a seven year long project published last month in this Journal1, states that there is some evidence of positive change in the knowledge and skills of TBAs as a result of training.

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