Mental health care in rural India: a study of existing patterns and their implications for future policy

Author: Kapur R L
Abstract: Three separate studies were carried out to examine the patterns of mental health care in an Indian village. The first examined the conceptual frameworks of the various traditional and modern healers. The second was an attitude study inquiring about the
Keywords: Mantarwadis, cure, astrology, traditiona and modernhealers, mental health, India, indigenous, modern
Publication: The British Journal of Psychiatry 127 Sept 1975 286-293

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