Role of traditional healers in the pathway to care of patients with bipolar disorder in EgyptAssad, T. ; Okasha, T. ; Ramy, H. ; Goueli, T. ; El-Shinnawy, H. ; Nasr, M. ; Fathy, H. ; Enaba, D. ; Ibrahim, D. ; Elhabiby, M. ; Mohsen, N. ; Khalil, S. ; Fekry, M. ; Zaki, N. ; Hamed, H. ; Azzam, H. ; Meguid, M.A. ; Abdelmaksoud Rabie, M. ; Sultan, M. ; Elghoneimy, S. ; Refaat, O. ; Nader, D. ; Elserafi, D. ; Elmissiry, M. ; Shorab, I.
AbstractA large number of mentally ill patients prefer to visit non-medical practitioners such as traditional healers because of the confidence in the system, affordability and accessibility of the service. This may lead to delay in seeking psychiatric services and has prognostic impact.
|Keywords||Traditional healers, bipolar patients, pathway to care||Issue Date||2015||Journal||International Journal of Social Psychiatry||URI||http://research.asu.edu.eg/123456789/271||DOI||6
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