Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders
"We, as global leaders, have a moral obligation to advocate for comprehensive, effective services backed by human-rights-oriented legal frameworks to protect those living with MNS disorders as part of this quest toward meaningful universal health coverage. Prioritizing the supply of quality MNS services at the community level while also improving the demand for such services must come with this advocacy effort."
DALYs Attributable to MNS
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Maria Elena Medina-Mora
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Volume citation: Patel, V., D. Chisholm., T. Dua, R. Laxminarayan, and M. E. Medina-Mora, editors. 2015. Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders. Disease Control Priorities, third edition, volume 4. Washington, DC: World Bank.
MNS Lancet Article
Published online 8 October, 2015
The burden of mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders increased by 41% between 1990 and 2010 and now accounts for one in every 10 lost years of health globally.