Wednesday, October 2, 2013

African Psychiatry/Spirituality

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24037696

"Going to see a psychiatrist in Chad is a difficult thing for many people," said Dr Bolsane, seated behind a sparse wooden desk with just a bunch of white plastic flowers in a gold vase as decoration. 
"Public opinion here thinks that it means something is really wrong in your head, it might be because you're possessed. 
"We need to demystify the more or less diabolical image of psychiatry."

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