Psychiatry in Indonesia rather weak, and the treatment is expensive. So many people with signs of mental disorders are sent to shelters, where they try to survive in inhuman conditions.
Pasung is the Indonesian term that translates as “restriction”. Very often it is used to identify the people contained in captivity, prison, or just in limbo.
Recently, Time magazine published an interview with Photographer Andrea star Reese, which from January 2011 until the end of 2012, lived in Indonesia and Photographed in shelters, schools and hospitals. Many of the patients did not have identified psychiatric disorders and have not been diagnosed. Patients were not observed any physical or mental disorder.
Pasung, banned since 1977, but is still widespread. Put in people who had noticed any symptoms of mental disorders. People resort to pasung when they cannot afford the medicines for treatment. Sometimes, people are sent to these hospitals for the purpose of security and protection of your own home, family or community.
Effective regional programs to help such people are very rare, and besides, are poorly funded. Common obstacles for Indonesians include access to meditsinskimi, treatment costs, and the lack of broad dissemination of basic information. Local and regional Indonesian officials recognize the important role existing private and licensed shelters, although aware of the existence of serious shortcomings. Continue reading
The study and application of human medicinal plants in disease control has a long history. From time immemorial all peoples of the world in search of remedies addressed to the nature surrounding them. Often the excavations are vessels used to brew herbal remedies in prehistoric times.
With the emergence of the writing people were able to consolidate and spread knowledge about medicinal plants not only through oral traditions. The narrative of medicinal flora can be found in many Nations in various ancient written monuments.
In another 4 thousand years BC in Egypt, there was a list of medicinal plants with their description and use.
The therapeutic properties of medicinal plants from ancient times were known in China. Widespread herbs found and the ancient Greeks. Among the founders of the scientific knowledge about the medicinal herbs in the first place should be called Hippocrates (460-377 BC). Hippocrates was the author of famous essays, in which were summarized all medical knowledge of the Greeks.
The use of medicinal plants in Russia, as in other countries, has a long history.
After the baptism of Rus (988) everywhere in the country powerserve and monasteries. The Church people are gathered and prepared medicinal herbs, cultivated in their monastery gardens. In the XI century when monasteries opened a hospital ward. Continue reading
Biologists claim that almost all known animals on Earth in one way or another is able to heal from disease. But especially excelled in animal therapy those centuries live with us under one roof.
Now the world is witnessing a boom in animal-assisted therapy. In developed countries there are many clinics and treatment centres in which you can improve your health, communicating with various animals. Animaloterapiya work in nursing homes, children’s hospitals and even the U.S. army. And already scientifically proven that the owners of cats and dogs live four to five years longer than their peers, and rarely go to the doctor.
Animal therapy has lots of advantages. First, there are no contraindications, with the exception of an Allergy to animal hair. Secondly, it is entirely natural method of treatment and healing without medications that do not give adverse reactions. Thirdly, it is quite effective, scientifically justified and verified history. In addition, animal-assisted therapy is available to anyone regardless of social status and wallet, does not require special investment or special equipment. Finally, the healers-animals are not admit medical errors.
This furry creature eliminates a lot of trouble: uplifting, relieves stress, cures bessonnitsu hangover and even helps to lose weight. Extremely useful “cosmotherapy” for cores. With increasing arterial blood pressure in just a few minutes to pet the cat as it is reduced. Continue reading