Benedetto Saraceno

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Advocacy for mental health: roles for consumer and family organizations and governments
    Michelle Funk
    Mental Health Policy and Service Development, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva
    Health Promot Int 21:70-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The WHO World Health Report 2001 on mental health
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 11:83-7. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Global mental health: the role of psychiatry
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:S109-17. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1164-74. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Advancing the global mental health agenda
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Public Health 52:140-1. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health services in Central and Eastern Europe: current state and continuing concerns
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:44-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint WHO's Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems: collecting essential information for policy and service delivery
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 20 Ave Appia, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 58:816-21. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Mental health services in 42 low- and middle-income countries: a WHO-AIMS cross-national analysis
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization WHO, Geneva
    Psychiatr Serv 62:123-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Human rights violations of people with mental and psychosocial disabilities: an unresolved global crisis
    Natalie Drew
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 378:1664-75. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health assistance to populations affected by disasters: World Health Organization's role
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:199-204. 2006

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Advocacy for mental health: roles for consumer and family organizations and governments
    Michelle Funk
    Mental Health Policy and Service Development, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva
    Health Promot Int 21:70-5. 2006
    ..It is hoped that the recommendations in this article will help government officials and activists to strengthen national advocacy movements...
  2. ncbi request reprint The WHO World Health Report 2001 on mental health
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 11:83-7. 2002
    ..Urgent action is needed to close the treatment gap and to overcome barriers. Governments need to take action with other partners to address these barriers and provide mental health services to those in need...
  3. doi request reprint Global mental health: the role of psychiatry
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:S109-17. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1164-74. 2007
    ..Population-wide progress in access to humane mental health care will depend on substantially more attention to politics, leadership, planning, advocacy, and participation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Advancing the global mental health agenda
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Public Health 52:140-1. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health services in Central and Eastern Europe: current state and continuing concerns
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:44-8. 2005
    ..This paper attempts to examine the current state of mental health services in Central and Eastern Europe...
  7. ncbi request reprint WHO's Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems: collecting essential information for policy and service delivery
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 20 Ave Appia, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 58:816-21. 2007
    ..This article provides an overview of the rationale, development process, and potential uses and benefits of WHO-AIMS...
  8. doi request reprint Mental health services in 42 low- and middle-income countries: a WHO-AIMS cross-national analysis
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization WHO, Geneva
    Psychiatr Serv 62:123-5. 2011
    ..The authors describe characteristics and capacities of mental health systems in low- and middle-income countries...
  9. doi request reprint Human rights violations of people with mental and psychosocial disabilities: an unresolved global crisis
    Natalie Drew
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 378:1664-75. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health assistance to populations affected by disasters: World Health Organization's role
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:199-204. 2006
    ..Using examples based on the Asian tsunami experience, suggestions for delivering mental health assistance are made. The response to mental health of disaster victims should be seen in the context of national health priorities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Brief report - mental health research on low- and middle-income countries in indexed journals: a preliminary assessment
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva 27, CH 1211, Switzerland
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:127-31. 2004
    ..Mental health research focused on low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries is needed in view of the burden of neuropsychiatric diseases and the deficiency of mental health resources in these countries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mental and social health in disasters: relating qualitative social science research and the Sphere standard
    Rajaie Batniji
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 62:1853-64. 2006
    ..By relating social science research to the Sphere standard for mental and social health, this review informs and illustrates the standard and identifies areas of needed research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of mental health systems and services: comparison of four existing indicator schemes
    Shekhar Saxena
    Mental Health Evidence and Research, Dept of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, 1211 Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:488-97. 2006
    ..Existing public mental health indicator schemes have been developed in or for high-income countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ensuring care for patients in custodial psychiatric hospitals in emergencies
    Mark van Ommeren
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, WHO, Avenue Appia, CH 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:574. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Budget and financing of mental health services: baseline information on 89 countries from WHO's project atlas
    Shekhar Saxena
    Mental Health Evidence and Research, Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, World Health Organization, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:135-43. 2003
    ..Very little information is available on budget and financing of mental health services in the world...
  16. pmc Mental and social health during and after acute emergencies: emerging consensus?
    Mark van Ommeren
    Mental Health Evidence and Research, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:71-5; discussion 75-6. 2005
    ..This affirmation of emerging agreement is important and should give clear messages to health planners...
  17. ncbi request reprint Children and the Sphere standard on mental and social aspects of health
    Jodi Morris
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Disasters 31:71-90. 2007
    ..It suggests some, but limited, support for each of them. However, the evidence base needs substantial strengthening...
  18. ncbi request reprint Global Campaign Against Epilepsy:closing remarks
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 43:20. 2002
  19. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008
  20. pmc Evaluation of the WHO Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems
    Shekhar Saxena
    Bull World Health Organ 86:E. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Mental health systems in Latin America and Caribbean countries: a change in the making
    Jair de Jesus Mari
    Psychol Med 37:1514-6. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Beyond evidence: the moral case for international mental health
    Vikram Patel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1312-5. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint WHO/WFN Survey of neurological services: a worldwide perspective
    Aleksandar Janca
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Neurol Sci 247:29-34. 2006
    ..who.int/mental_health/neurology/ ...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reducing stigma and discrimination against older people with mental disorders: a technical consensus statement
    Nori Graham
    Alzheimer s Disease International
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:670-8. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Mental health in the aftermath of disasters: consensus and controversy
    Mitchell G Weiss
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:611-5. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Bridging the mental health research gap in low- and middle-income countries
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:1-3. 2004
  27. pmc The treatment gap in mental health care
    Robert Kohn
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:858-66. 2004
    ..To address this major public health challenge, WHO has adopted in 2002 a global action programme that has been endorsed by the Member States...
  28. pmc Aid after disasters
    Mark van Ommeren
    BMJ 330:1160-1. 2005
  29. pmc Breaking the vicious circle of determinants and consequences of harmful alcohol use
    Vladimir Poznyak
    Bull World Health Organ 83:803. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint [Mental disorders in Latin America and the Caribbean: a public health priority]
    Robert Kohn
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:229-40. 2005
    ..Having that knowledge would make it possible to improve advocacy, adopt better policies, formulate innovative intervention programs, and apportion resources commensurate with needs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mental health care in primary and community settings: results from WHO's Project Atlas
    Shekhar Saxena
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:83-5. 2002
  32. pmc The definitive position of headache among the major public health challenges. An end to the slippery slope of disregard
    Paolo Martelletti
    J Headache Pain 8:149-51. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Seven criteria for improving effectiveness trials in psychiatry
    Michele Tansella
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Italy
    Psychol Med 36:711-20. 2006
    ..There are no published criteria for improving the quality of effectiveness of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in psychiatry...
  34. ncbi request reprint Global suicide rates
    Fabio Levi
    Eur J Public Health 13:97-8. 2003