Frederick W. Hickling
Frederick W. Hickling

Author

Pioneer Cultural Therapy

Psychiatric Research & Clinical Service

Executive Director CARIMENSA

Emeritus Professor

Frederick W. Hickling

Author

Pioneer Cultural Therapy

Psychiatric Research & Clinical Service

Executive Director CARIMENSA

Emeritus Professor

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Jamaican madness

July 31, 2019 Uncategorized

“The outrageously high murder rate, hypercriminiality, enforced idleness, low productivity and increasing poverty are only some of the features of the madness rampant in this society. With prevalence rates in this society of psychosis at nearly five per cent, anxiety and depression at nearly 20 per cent, and personality disorder of over 30 per cent, mean that every other person in Jamaica today suffers from some form of mental illness.”

Read more about Jamaican madness in this commentary: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20100902/cleisure/cleisure5.html

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