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15 06, 2019

Uplifting Mental Health Services Upon Judicial Directives – A Hope For The Rights of Marginalized Sufferers and Caregivers

2019-07-01T20:52:28+00:00

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Afridi, President Pakistan Psychiatric Society (PPS) lauded the directives by Justice Salahuddin Panhwar of Sindh High Court (the petition filed by Ms. Erum Shaheen, submitted through her counsel, Mohammad Qadir Khan), to all the commissioners and the senior superintendents of police to constitute special committees to visit public places including shrines [...]

15 10, 2016

People with mental illness, victims of social bias – Experts

2017-04-26T12:34:49+00:00

Only 400 trained psychiatrists for nearly 50 million people with common mental disorders in Pakistan There is a perception that people with mental illness are violent, look different from others, can never get better or cannot be productive members of society. These inaccurate and misleading stereotypes impact adversely on people's struggle to cope with their [...]