Are mental health and the quality of life increasingly impaired by the accelerating social changes in our society? Is there an increase in the number of mental health treatments?
In the “mental health, illness and handicap” area of competence, Obsan observes and analyses the most important facts about the situation regarding mental health and mental illness, the way they are developing, and how they are treated in the Swiss health care system.
The major aspects analysed are in the area of epidemiology and mental health care. Secondly, mental health and the consequences of mental illness on the health care system are examined.