Monday, November 19, 2007
War's assault on the mind
The barrel — containing 50,000 capsules of fluphenazine hydrochloride, a potent anti-psychotic drug ordered from America—was boosting his patients' appetites. This was not good. Patients at Habeb Public Mental Hospital were scaling the facility's mud walls to scavenge for food outside, in the war-pocked streets of Mogadishu. One had been shot...
For full article see: http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/health/chi-071115mental-story,1,1673232.story