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Understanding the carers' experience: examples from a Ghanaian context

Authors:
QUINN Neil, EVANS Tony
Journal article citation:
International Social Work, 53(1), January 2010, pp.62-72.
Publisher:
Sage

Informal carers play a key role in mental health care. This article draws on the work of Goffman to analyse the experiences of carers in Ghana. The findings illustrate the complex nature of caring and the need to develop social work practice that acknowledges the social context of carers’ reality.

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It also takes a village: developing community mental health

Author:
ROSENBERG David
Journal article citation:
International Social Work, 45(3), July 2002, pp.305-314.
Publisher:
Sage

The community mental health philosophy which guides the development of the limited resources available in Africa, is one that offers us in the developed world much to consider, as we continue to struggle with issues of community integration for those experiencing psychiatric illness. Interviews with practitioners and policy-makers in Ghana, West Africa, as well as a review of local projects and publications, comprise an attempt to describe and contrast our various approaches.

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