GOFTMAN: Psychological Distress Of Citizens Discussed
There are reports that more than 50% of Afghan citizens suffer from stress and psychological disorders.
Although depression has become a major problem today around the world, it is being said that in Afghanistan wars, suicide bombings, poverty, unemployment, lack of rule of law, a lack of security and a number of other factors have caused more psychological problems for Afghans.
Depression is said to be a silent tsunami that threatens the health and well-being of the Afghan people.
How can one fight this massive calamity?
In this episode of Goftman host Partaw Naderi discusses the topic with the following guests:
Nooruddin Alawi, Professor of Sociology at Kabul University
Wahid Majrooh, public health ministry spokesman
Rouhullah Amin, psychologist
Parwiz Kawa, Editor-in-Chief of Hashte Subh Daily of Afghanistan