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Table 2 General characteristics of global mental health projects being implemented by interview participants

From: Barriers and drivers to service delivery in global mental health projects

Project Characteristics Qualitative study (n = 29)
N (%)
Target disorder
 Common mental disorders 16 (55)
 Behavioural and emotional disorders 13 (45)
 Trauma and PTSD 7 (24)
 Suicide and self-harm 7 (24)
 Developmental disorders 7 (24)
 Severe mental disorders 6 (21)
 Epilepsy and seizures 5 (17)
 Alcohol and substance use disorders 5 (17)
 Dementia 2 (7)
 All 3 (10)
Target population group
 Children and adolescents [1 month – 14 years] 14 (48)
 Young and old adults [15–60 years] 13 (45)
 Vulnerable groups [e.g. conflict afflicted populations] 10 (34)
 Women 9 (31)
 Elderly [over 60 years] 6 (21)
 Newborns [under 1 month] 2  (7)
 General population [all ages] 12 (41)
Region
 South Asia 11 (38)
 Africa 10 (35)
 Central America and the Caribbean 4 (14)
 South East Asia 3 (10)
 South America 1 (3)
Innovation components
 Capacity building 23 (79)
 Detection, treatment, care and rehabilitation 22 (76)
 Promotion and awareness 18 (62)
 Stakeholder engagement 12 (41)