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    Management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders

    Preventable physical health conditions lead to premature mortality in people with severe mental disorders, reducing their life span by 10-20 years. The majority of these premature deaths are due to physical health conditions. The physical health of people with severe mental disorders is commonly overlook...

    Guía práctica clínica para el tratamiento farmacológico y psicológico de los pacientes adultos con un trastorno mental grave y un trastorno por uso de sustancias

    Objetivos: El objetivo principal de esta Guía es recoger recomendaciones concretas basadas en los resultados de la literatura científica para tratar a pacientes con un trastorno mental grave y un consumo de sustancias atendidos en centros de tratamiento hospitalarios y ambulatorios. Incluye: 1) Recomen...

    Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services

    This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues suc...

    Update of the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) guidelines for mental, neurological and substance use disorders

    In 2015 WHO updated the mhGAP guidelines, first issued in 2009, for the management of mental, neurological and substance use (MNS) disorders. In order to reduce the gap and to enhance the capacity of Member States to respond to the growing challenge, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the Ment...

    Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance

    This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illne...

    Pharmacological treatment of mental disorders in primary health care

    Mental disorders are estimated to account for 12% of the global burden of disease, but only a minority of persons affected receive basic treatment. The present manual attempts to provide simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals especially in low- and middle-income coun...

    mhGAP Mental Health Gap Action Programme Scaling up care for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders

    mhGAP is WHO’s action plan to scale up services for mental, neurological and substance use disorders for countries especially with low and lower middle incomes. The priority conditions addressed by mhGAP are: depression, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, suicide, epilepsy, dementia, disorder...