A Re-Blog: Mental Illness in the Third World – More Refutation of Anti-Psychiatry — Mind You

The images in this post will shock you! I couldn’t believe the horrific way people with mental illness were treated!


By Marvin Ross A recent BBC report describes the horrific conditions for those living with serious mental illness in Nigeria. The article begins with “Some adults, said to be mentally ill, were found with iron chains around their ankles, and forced to eat, sleep and defecate within the same confined place. In one case, a […]

Mental Illness in the Third World – More Refutation of Anti-Psychiatry — Mind You

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  1. cheriewhite

    Oh, my heart! I just watched your video, Dwain! I’m speechless! Awful! Just AWFUL! I’m so glad the governments in these countries are beginning to make change! But I’m afraid they probably have a long fight ahead! Thank you for bringing awareness to this because I had no idea! 😦

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    1. rts – Facing the Challenges of Mental Health

      Cherie I was also shocked when I watched the video. The person who posted it originally alerted his follows. I wish the MSM would pick it up, but I doubt they would do so.

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      1. cheriewhite

        I hear you. And it’s a shame the media won’t touch it. The mentally ill and disabled are the most underrepresented minority group.

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        1. rts – Facing the Challenges of Mental Health

          I agree Cherie!

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  2. Chen Song Ping @ TPTan

    Thank you for sharing this! It’s so sad and dehumanizing! A lot more needs to be done in psychiatry!

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