TITLE

Invisible wounds from the Congo war

AUTHOR(S)
Soo-Ryun Kwon
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, p367
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the mental medical care necessity in Congo. It highlights by the situation at psychiatric institution, which shows the co-existence between witchcraft and modern psychiatry. It states that this situation accounted to the country's war against neighbouring countries, where people are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. It also worsen by the public funds that only benefited by bureaucratic pockets than into mental health facilities.
ACCESSION #
44132518

 

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