Mental Health Problems COMMUNITY FORUM – By Dr. Assefa Negash

November 2nd, 2011 Print Print Email Email

For many Ethiopians the very subject of mental health is a taboo subject. The mentally ill person is a highly stigmatized person in our traditional society; dismissed as being “ንክ፡ ጨርቁን የጣለ እብድ፡ወፈፌ፤ የለየለት እብድ (Amharic); መራታ: ቱቀማ (Oromigna); ጽሉል (Tigringa); ዋአሊ (Somali) etc. Read in PDF

For many Ethiopians the very subject of mental health is a taboo subject. The mentally ill person is a highly stigmatized person in our traditional society; dismissed as being “ንክ፡ ጨርቁን የጣለ እብድ፡ወፈፌ፤ የለየለት እብድ (Amharic); መራታ: ቱቀማ (Oromigna); ጽሉል (Tigringa); ዋአሊ (Somali) etc. Read in PDF

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