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China's first blue book on mental health released

China’s first blue book on mental health released

China’s first blue book on mental health, the “China National Mental Health Development Report (2017-2018)”, was released by the Chinese Academy of Sciences on February 22. The report found positive trends in mental health throughout the country. However these trends were not extremely significant and Zhang Wei, a researcher at the Institute of Psychology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said that the overall situation for mental health has not changed much in the past four years. The mental health status of the rural population is also generally worse than that of the urban or non-rural population. The blue book’s report is based on a collection of earlier surveys and studies. …read more