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Dealing with mental illness in the Middle East - Features - Nature ...

www.natureasia.com/en/nmiddleeast/article/10.1038/nmiddleeast.2012.103

Jul 24, 2012 ... Physicians in the Middle East should develop bespoke methods to treat ... Schizophrenia, for instance, affects 1% of the population worldwide. ... The few statistics coming out of certain Arab countries (e.g. Lebanon and ... the manifestations of any particular disorder vary with the culture in which it appears.

in lebanon - World Health Organization

www.who.int/mental_health/who_aims_report_lebanon.pdf

WHO-AIMS Report on Mental Health System in Lebanon, WHO and Ministry of Health,. (Beirut .... The country encompasses a great mix of cultural, religious, and .... and in mental hospitals schizophrenia and "other" diagnoses are most frequent. ... percentage for the non-physician-based clinics for primary health care is .....

Why More Americans Suffer From Mental Disorders Than Anyone ...

www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2011/10/why-more-americans-suffer-from-mental-disorders-than-anyone-else/246035/

Oct 4, 2011 ... Finding Patterns: Cultural Reluctance to Fess Up ... Alice G. Walton, PhD, is a health journalist and an editor at The Doctor Will See You Now. .... according to two people familiar with the discussions that took place in Cuba ... Korea as a black woman and the cultural ignorance surrounding her race in the ...

Postnatal mental distress in relation to the sociocultural practices of ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2791917/

In Western cultures, the rise of modern obstetric practices has been argued to ... The study took place in 2004 in and around the town of Butajira, located 130 km ... pregnant and postnatal women were conducted by female Ethiopian doctors. ..... in Butajira it is the strength of the prevailing sociocultural norms surrounding the ....

Expert Roundup: How do you #BreakTheStigma? - Blog

counseling.northwestern.edu/how-do-you-break-the-stigma-mental-health/

May 10, 2015 ... According to Mental Health America, it typically takes 10 years for ... lies in social stereotypes and common misconceptions surrounding mental illness, ... 27. The Jed Foundation 28. Heidi Bryan 29. Dr. Deb 30. Jane Evans .... field, and artistic and cultural endeavors to help people cope with mental illness.

CP-Lebanon English:Layout 1 - Conseil de l'Europe

www.coe.int/T/DG3/Pompidou/Source/Images/country profiles flags/profiles/CP Lebanon English V2.pdf

the treatment, prevention and law enforcement methods used in Lebanon. This profile also ... their financial support in the realisation of this booklet, as well as Doctor ... Of these, 58% took drugs for the first time between the ages of 14 and ... Due to the legislative framework and taboos surrounding drug abuse in Lebanon, .

Why do many South Asians regard mental illness as taboo? - OFF ...

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Sep 10, 2016 ... He believes a culture of shame and labelling among the South Asian ... But why do some sections of the South Asian population have a particular problem accepting mental illness? ... “So, people say 'what has it got to do with a doctor?'” ... at ending stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health.

Last Words: Suicide, Language, and the Data of Despair - Cincinnati ...

www.cincinnatimagazine.com/features/last-words/

Jan 2, 2014 ... Features · Culture ... She has also written a book—Schizophrenia: Evolving from My Son's ... or doctor or therapist make a decision: Is this person a suicide risk? ... “We took the real notes and the pseudo-notes and we said, 'We'll see if ..... eliminate the stigmatization and taboo surrounding the il...

Let's Talk About Sex | Psychology Today

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-beauty-in-the-beast/201203/lets-talk-about-sex

Mar 4, 2012 ... HIV/AIDS is associated with many of the 'taboo' subjects that we seem to fear talking ... If we look at the approaches that countries are taking to tackle the issue of HIV/AIDS in ... Brazil's culture surrounding sex and sexuality. .... Up Age · The 2013 Best & Worst Sex List · Child Custody...

What substance use in pregnancy can lend to an ethics of - MAT

www.medanthrotheory.org/read/5349/the-opposite-of-a-history

Sep 15, 2015 ... In particular, the role of the physician as a 'public citizen', engaged in the care ... I then elaborate on the particular events surrounding Carla's presentation ... I spent a majority of my day taking care of pregnant women admitted to the ..... notion of becoming, which is rooted in classical cultural ant...

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Take Aniseed not Antidepressants: battling Arab taboo (II) - Sajjeling

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Sep 14, 2016 ... To know from where the taboo surrounding depression and mental illness stems in my family, and in many other Lebanese and Arab families,… ... cultural roots in the Levant (or in the Arab region, at large) by taking a little trip back in time. ... Renowned physicians such as Muhammad Ibn Zakariya Al-Razi ...

Mental Health Stigma in the Muslim Community

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Stigma impacts individuals of color and minority cultures. ... and mental illness), the social norms affecting these identities, and sexual risk-taking. .... Muslims examining health attitudes, one participant said “God…is the ultimate doctor. ... of a Thai Muslim community rejected the idea that schizophrenia had stigma since the ...

Battling Voices: Schizophrenia as Social Relation in Abel García ...

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The resulting picture emphasizes schizophrenia as a cognitive disability that must be ... frequent need identified by patients taking part in the above study ( Ochoa et al. ... Cultural products have worked to bring these interrelated issues concerning ... The portion of History of Madness that appears under the subtitle " Doctors ...