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Mental health and psychiatry in the Middle East: historical development.
East Mediterr Health J. 2001 May; 7(3):336-47.EM

Abstract

A brief account is given of attitudes towards mental health and the development of psychiatry in the Middle East from an historical perspective. The Middle East is considered as a cultural entity and the influence of the beliefs and practices of ancient times on the collective mind of the people of the Region is discussed.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Division of Health Protection and Promotion, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt.

Pub Type(s)

Historical Article
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

12690751

Citation

Mohit, A. "Mental Health and Psychiatry in the Middle East: Historical Development." Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal = La Revue De Sante De La Mediterranee Orientale = al-Majallah Al-sihhiyah Li-sharq Al-mutawassit, vol. 7, no. 3, 2001, pp. 336-47.
Mohit A. Mental health and psychiatry in the Middle East: historical development. East Mediterr Health J. 2001;7(3):336-47.
Mohit, A. (2001). Mental health and psychiatry in the Middle East: historical development. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal = La Revue De Sante De La Mediterranee Orientale = al-Majallah Al-sihhiyah Li-sharq Al-mutawassit, 7(3), 336-47.
Mohit A. Mental Health and Psychiatry in the Middle East: Historical Development. East Mediterr Health J. 2001;7(3):336-47. PubMed PMID: 12690751.
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