mhGAP Intervention Guide – Version 2.0 for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings

by Tarun Dua, Nicolas Clark, Neerja Chowdhary et al.
World Health Organization, 2016

173 pp. 3.5 MB

This update of the 2010 edition is based on new evidence as well as extensive feedback and recommendations from experts in all WHO regions who have used mhGAP-IG Version 1.0. The key updates include: content update in various sections based on new evidence; design changes for enhanced usability; a streamlined and simplified clinical assessment that includes an algorithm for follow-up; inclusion of two new modules – Essential Care and Practice that includes general guidelines and Implementation module to support the proposed interventions by necessary infrastructure and resources; and, revised modules for Psychoses, Child and Adolescent Mental and Behavioural Disorders and Disorders due to Substance Use.

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