The psychological cost of war in South Sudan
South Sudan is desperately in need of mental health facilities to treat people brutalised by decades of conflict.
The on-going civil war started last December, killing thousands and displacing many more. A temporary truce is in place and the guns have fallen silent for now, but this latest conflict is only exacerbating the psychological cost of decades of war.
In a country of some ten-million people, there are just two trained psychiatrists.
Tom Burridge reports.
30 Oct 2014
- From the section Africa