About the Authors

Vikram Patel
Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Vikram Patel
Sangath, Goa, India

Vikram Patel
Centre for Mental Health, Public Health Foundation of India, India

Gary S. Belkin
Program in Global Mental Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, United States of America

Gary S. Belkin
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, New York, United States of America

Arun Chockalingam
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

Janice Cooper
The Carter Center Mental Health Liberia Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, United States of America

Janice Cooper
College of Science & Technology, University of Liberia, Monrovia, Liberia

Shekhar Saxena
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Jürgen Unützer
Division of Integrated Care and Public Health, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

VP is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine. The authors have declared that no other competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: VP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: AC JC GB JU SS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: VP GB JC AC SS JU. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: VP GB JC AC SS JU.