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Bolhari J, Shahmohammadi D. Mental Health and Psychiatry in Afghanistan – 1996. IJPCP. 1996; 2 (4) :12-18
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1744-en.html

Psychiatrist tehran Psychiatric Institute
Abstract:   (6779 Views)
In the past three decades Afghanistan has faced many crises such as lack of central government authority, foreign invasion to the country and internal conflict between governments which have led to bas mental health and health conditions. Even some psychiatric centers and activities in the area of psychiatry and mental health that were established and started activity with the help of WHO were sestroyed during the last 4 years. In such situations, WHO/EMRO helped northern area to arrange a three month psychiatric and mental health education course for 10 GPs with a short term workshop in mental health research methodology in 1996. This activity was welcomed by good cooperation of participants and local authorities and indicated that mental health activities in wartime and critical situationneed to be continued
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Received: 2012/12/17

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