Invisible wounds from the Congo war

Soo-Ryun Kwon
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, p367
Academic Journal
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.


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