A Day in a Baghdad Psych Hospital

Short-staffed and undersupplied, doctors do their best to treat mental patients.

A Day in a Baghdad Psych Hospital

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Baghdad Psych
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Forty-two-year-old Majid Salim, who arrived at the Ibn Rushid hospital after his mother begged Rashid to admit him. He was injured during clashes between the Shiite Mahdi militia and the U.S military and became addicted to Valium. After one week in the hospital, he says, he no longer needs Valium, and waves his hand when asked whether he'll take the drug again. "I have eight kids. Who will win their bread if I am an addict...? A person should try to learn from his mistakes. Once is enough." (ABC News)
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