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Title: Lebanon: mental health system reform and the Syrian crisis
Authors: Karam, Elie G.
El Chammay, Rabih
Richa, Sami
Naja, Wadih
Fayyad, John
Ammar, Walid
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: National Library of Medicine
Part of: BJPsych International
Volume: 13
Issue: 4
Start page: 87
End page: 89
The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health has launched a National Mental Health Programme, which in turn has established the Mental Health and Substance Use Strategy for Lebanon 2015-2020. In parallel, research involving refugees has been conducted since the onset of the Syrian crisis. The findings point to an increase in mental health disorders in the Syrian refugee population, which now numbers more than 1 million.
ISSN: 2056-4740
DOI: 10.1192/s2056474000001409
Open URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine

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