n South African Journal of Psychiatry - Stuck in the past or heading for flourishing people in their diversity? : editorial

Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9685
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6786



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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