Wars, pandemics, and environmental disasters can all have a damaging impact on mental health. GlobalDev has published several columns on this growing...read more ›
According to the World Health Organization, "one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives." Yet development professionals pay little attention to mental health. What are the economic consequences of mental disorders? How does poverty affect cognitive abilities? How do we overcome treatment gaps? These are some of the questions this blog series will attempt to address.