THE CRIPPLING MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM.
BY BERCHIE ANTWI ISAAC
The Colonial American Society referred to those suffering from mental illnesses as “lunatics” which interestingly enough was derived from the root word “lunar” meaning, “moon”. Through astrological reasoning it was believed that insanity was caused by a full moon at the time of a baby’s birth or a baby sleeping under the light of a full moon.
SPEECH DELIVERED BY DR. PINAMAN APAU ON BEHALF OF THE CHIEF PSYCHIATRIST/MEDICAL DIRECTOR, ACCRA PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL ON THE OCCASION OF THE VISIT OF THE HON. MINISTER OF HEALTH ON TUESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY, 2013.
Honorable Minister of Health, the Hon. Deputy Minister Of Health, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, the Director General of Ghana Health Service, and Members of the Hon. Minister’s entourage, Members of Hospital Management, .....
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