Moroccan emigrants in the Netherlands and the Dutch mental health care

An analysis of the short-comings of Dutch mental health care, which is not presently capable of coping with the increasing demands of Moroccan patients demonstrating culture related psychosomatic symptoms. The reasons are: ignorance of this special pathology, communication difficulties and discrimination which is increasing as the economy is getting worse. French sum.

Title: Moroccan emigrants in the Netherlands and the Dutch mental health care
Author: Lombardo, Angelo G.G.E.
Year: 1981
Periodical: Psychopathologie africaine
Volume: 17
Issue: 1-3
Pages: 422-425
Language: English
Geographic terms: Netherlands
Morocco
Abstract: An analysis of the short-comings of Dutch mental health care, which is not presently capable of coping with the increasing demands of Moroccan patients demonstrating culture related psychosomatic symptoms. The reasons are: ignorance of this special pathology, communication difficulties and discrimination which is increasing as the economy is getting worse. French sum.