Hidden Psychiatric Hospitals | by Dimitri Pilalis

Pilalis

Aspects of the public and private mental health system in Indonesia.

The country has 240 million people, of whom 4.6% suffer from severe mental disorders. Only 48 psychiatrists are active in that country, while patients overcrowd the already limited mental health centres. All appear undernourished, many are naked, the old mixed with the young. The newest patient was 12 years old. This work was conducted during the months of January and February 2012, in the metropolitan area of the capital Jakarta.

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