Therapy on a bench: the grandmas beating mental illness in Harare – video
14th April 2017
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One in four people in Zimbabwe experiences mental health problems but there are only 13 psychiatrists in the country. To help plug the gap, Dixon Chibanda has developed a scheme to train an army of grandmothers, who offer a listening ear on park benches. The scheme challenges the stigma surrounding mental health and provides the women with company
A *culture-bound syndrome found among the Shona people of Zimbabwe, included in *DSM-5, supposedly caused by mulling ...
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