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Global mental health and the diada project
The DIADA project, understood as a mental healthcare implementation experience in the context of a middle-income country like Colombia, promotes a necessary discussion about its role in the global mental health framework. ...
Addressing harmful alcohol use in primary care in Colombia : understanding the sociocultural context
Harmful alcohol use is a public health problem worldwide, contributing to an estimated 5.1% of the global burden of illness. Screening and addressing at-risk drinking in primary care settings is an empirically supported ...
Experiences and outcomes of group volunteer befriending with patients with severe mental illness : an exploratory mixed-methods study in Colombia
Background: Improving care for patients with severe mental illness in Latin America requires effective strategies that are low-cost. One such strategy is a volunteering scheme, referred to as befriending, which seeks to ...
A characterisation of social media users within the primary care system in Colombia and predictors of their social media use to understand their health
Introduction: Social media use is growing in Latin America and is increasingly being used in innovative ways. This study sought to characterise the profile of social media users, among primary care patients in Colombia, ...
Trastornos depresivos y de ansiedad y factores asociados en la población adulta colombiana, encuesta nacional de salud mental 2015
Mental disorders are the first causes of disability adjusted life years (DALY), contributing with the 7.4%. This value increases as the DALYs of the transmittable diseases decrease.
Network of actors involved in the identification, care, and follow-up of unhealthy alcohol use in primary care in Colombia
This article explores the structure of the network of actors involved in the care of individuals with unhealthy alcohol use (UAU) at the primary care level in five primary care centers in Colombia between 2017 and 2018. ...
Opinions of relatives of people with mental illness about their participation in clinical decision-making. a focus-group study
Background and objectives: Mental illnesses can affect an individual's decision-making capacity, forcing family members to make decisions about treatment. Cultural variations in preferences and degree of participation in ...