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[Comment] Offline: The reflection of ourselves we choose to ignore

Can medicine for the body and mind ever be united? The slogan “No health without mental health” was supposed to signify some kind of marriage (or truce might be a better word). But the physical and the mental still seem to occupy separate worlds, light years apart. In strategies to defeat non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the emphasis has been on four priorities—cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease. These pathologies are important killers. They certainly deserve our attention.