• November 8, 2008
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Gulu doctor: Youth of northern Uganda suffer from violence-related mental illness

A doctor from the Gulu Regional Referral Hospital in northern Uganda has said that youth in northern Uganda suffer from mental illness, many from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dr. Thomas Oyak said, “These young people were born during the insurgency, they have grown up seeing nothing but guns and people being killed.

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