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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.

New documentary explores taboo subject of mental illness in Japan ...

www.japantoday.com/category/arts-culture/view/new-documentary-explores-taboo-subject-of-mental-illness-in-japan

Mar 23, 2009 ... “More should be done to end the cultural stigma attached to mental illness,” he says. ... The stars of “Seishin” are the doctors and patients, and much of the film's power .... film and all, but what about someone with schizophrenia? .... Lebanon ( 16.9%) was heavily contaminated by French nuclear tests in the ....

Revealing a cancer diagnosis to patients: attitudes of patients ... - NCBI

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4530824/

Moreover, Lebanese doctors and nurses dealing with cancer patients have not been ... and topics, we took into consideration the specificity of Middle Eastern culture and .... Culture is not static, and like the beliefs and values surrounding many ...

in lebanon - World Health Organization

www.who.int/mental_health/who_aims_report_lebanon.pdf

A report of the assessment of the mental health system in Lebanon using the .... 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 unidentifiable.

Psychologist Spotlight: The Taboo of Mental Illness in the South ...

www.findapsychologist.org/psychologist-spotlight-the-taboo-of-mental-illness-in-the-south-asian-american-community-by-dr-jyothsna-s-bhat/

Feb 22, 2015 ... ... Illness in the South Asian American Community by Dr. Jyothsna S. Bhat ... Even though Indians have experienced depression, schizophrenia, and other ... Acculturation or cultural assimilation to American society may be one of the ... from the immigrant generation will be more accepting of mental illness ...

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

dsq-sds.org/article/view/5007/4300

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 ...

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, .

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

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

Jan 2, 2014 ... She has also written a book—Schizophrenia: Evolving from My ... 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 we can tell the difference.' ” ..... eliminate the stigmatization and taboo surrounding the illness...