n South African Journal of Psychiatry - Stuck in the past or heading for flourishing people in their diversity? : editorial
|Article Title||Stuck in the past or heading for flourishing people in their diversity? : editorial|
|Journal||South African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Author||Werdie Van Staden|
|Publication Date||Mar 2010|
|Pages||4 - 6|
ISI Social Science
In helping people, psychiatrists and other mental health workers are often struck by how stuck patients are in their difficulties and their past - without hope for the future and / or unable to take up purpose. I notice that, in similar ways, some of our fellow-South Africans are stuck in the socio-political past, whereas so much of recovery is about embracing and chasing a future with most of one's time and efforts.
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