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Indonesia : Neglect and Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill

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Summary

  • A shortage of health workers, lack of treatment options, and widespread misconceptions about psychological disorders often leads to poor and inhuman treatment of mentally ill patients in Indonesia. NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez reports. Origina?

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  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
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Contents

  • Yayasan Galuh Facility for the Mentally Ill (1:45) -- Evil Spirits (1:01) -- Superstition and Misunderstanding (1:59) -- Need for Government Support (1:29) -- Inadequate Funding (1:08) -- Mortality vs. Disability Statistics (2:21)
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