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

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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.

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 ...

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

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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. ..... pregnancy, disappointment, violation of postnatal taboos and marital discord as ...

Expert Roundup: How do you #BreakTheStigma? - Blog

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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.

MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN LIBERIA 1 ...

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treatment of mental illness and substance abuse; cultural perceptions of ..... violated a tribal taboo, or (3) the complaining person has been disturbed by ... Liberian doctors sought work in countries where they received better compensation. ... it is in Liberia, because there is a more concrete understanding surrounding such ...

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

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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 ...

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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...

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Dr. Walid Sarhan - The Chief Editor -The Arab Journal of Psychiatry ... The upcoming Pan Arab conference in Lebanon should be a chance to ... Optimal Depression Rating Scale to Identify DSM-IV Depression in Schizophrenia? ..... may vary from culture to culture.30 It is vital to note that ... taking care of animals and farming.

Religions | Free Full-Text | When Art Is the Weapon: Culture and ...

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Nov 5, 2015 ... The “schizo” nature of globalized culture played a crucial role in the genealogy of the Arab uprisings. .... to poetry surrounding by life sizes photographs, many of them grizzly, .... Like Essam, L7a9ed's lyrics take on the most taboo subjects in ... of traditional national music (Palestine) and folk rock (Lebanon),...

The Israeli Psychologist Driving His Profession Crazy - Features ...

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Jan 23, 2014 ... The Tel Aviv psychiatrist who became a cultural hero in America ... Due to the lack of program time, the doctor's provocative statement remained unbroadcast. ... a state of schizophrenia the choice of behavior stems from a more extreme, ... depression – he suffered from it in the wake of the first Lebanon war.

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

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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 ....

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 ...

Crime - German Joys

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If he's having mental problems, take him to Dr Hab. ... He claims he is able to treat everything from post-natal depression to schizophrenia. ... But that means that the 10,000 houses in the surrounding area will each need to put ... in a cheap place like Somalia for what it takes to house one mentally ill Somali in a German .....