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- India battles misconceptions on mental illness
Many Indian villagers blame evil spirits, and stigma still runs deep. As suicides soar, officials focus on training community-based mental health workers. NEW DELHI — In rural areas of India, many villagers still believe mental illness is caused by evil spirits angry that the sick person had killed a cow during a past life. So-called therapy, conducted by witch doctors or family members, can ...
July 5, 2013 - Los Angeles Times