Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Mental Health in Ukraine: Before, During, and After the War

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We already know that in war, disenfranchised people suffer the most — dependent women and children, disabled persons, and the mentally ill included. The war in Ukraine is no different.

During World War II, mental patients and disabled persons were among the “subhumans” that Hitler sought to annihilate. He felt they were a drain on society (In fact, there are…

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