Traumatic Events Increasing Mental Illness In South Sudan, With ‘Almost Total’ Lack Of Care, Amnesty International Report Says
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Cannibalism, rape, and death: trauma as South Sudan turns five
“Mass killings, rape, torture, abductions, and forced cannibalism have led to an increase in mental illness in South Sudan, with patients routinely housed in prisons due to an ‘almost total’ absence of mental health care, a rights group said on Wednesday. There are only two practicing psychiatrists for South Sudan’s 11 million people, Amnesty International said in a report ahead of the country’s fifth anniversary of independence on July 9…” (Migiro, 7/6).
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