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The Unseen: Mental Illness's Global Toll

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Science  27 Jan 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5760, pp. 458-461
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5760.458

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LONDON-- Proper care of the mentally ill is often viewed as an expendable luxury in the developing world. Recent research, including studies of depression in China (p. 462) and schizophrenia treatment in India (p. 464), suggests it doesn't have to be that way. (Read more.)