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  •  35 years in the service of Mental Health in the region
    35 years in the service of Mental Health in the region
  • IDRAAC, the mental health NGO
    IDRAAC, the mental health NGO
  • Wellbeing is a matter of mind
    Wellbeing is a matter of mind
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IDRAAC in Brief

IDRAAC Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care is the first non‐profit organization (NGO) dedicated to mental health in Lebanon and the Arab World and is located in Beirut, Lebanon. Our work started in 1982 when IDRAAC’s members started conducting research and have been involved in many national and international studies, targeting different segments of the population and assessing different types of mental health conditions.

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Assyrian Project Site Visit
13 June 2017
On Tuesday June 13, IDRAAC welcomed representatives from...

Research & Publications

  • 16 June 2017
    Author: McGrath JJ, McLaughlin KA, Saha S, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Al-Hamzawi A, Alonso J, Bruffaerts R, de Girolamo G, de Jonge P, Esan O, Florescu S, Gureje O, Haro JM, Hu CY, Karam EG, Kovess-Masfety V, Lee S, Lepine J, Lim CCW, Medina-Mora ME, Mneimneh Z, Pennell BE, Piazza M, Posada-Villa J, Sampson N, Viana MC, Xavier M, Bromet EJ, Kendler KS, Kessler RC
    Childhood adversity; World Mental Health survey; discrete-time survival analysis; maladaptive family functioning; population attributable risk proportion; psychotic experiences

    Description: BACKGROUND: Although there is robust evidence linking childhood adversities (CAs) and an increased risk for psychotic...
  • 01 June 2017
    Author: Ruscio AM, Hallion LS, Lim CCW, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Al-Hamzawi A, Alonso J, Andrade LH, Borges G, Bromet EJ, Bunting B, Caldas de Almeida JC, Demyttenaere K, Florescu S, de Girolamo G, Gureje O, Haro JM, He Y, Hinkov H, Hu C, de Jonge P, Karam EG, Lee S, Lepine JP, Levinson D, Mneimneh Z, Navarro-Mateu F, Posada-Villa J, Slade T, Stein DJ, Torres Y, Uda H, Wojtyniak B, Kessler RC, Chatterji S, Scott K, the World Health Organization World Mental Health Survey Collaborators.
    Generalized anxiety disorder; GAD; Anxiety

    Description: IMPORTANCE: Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is poorly understood compared with other anxiety disorders, and debates...

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IDRAAC relies on the benevolent support of individuals and institutions who believe in the importance of mental health. You can help us in many ways:

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