What do African traditional medical practitioners do in the treatment of mental disorders in Zimbabwe?

  title={What do African traditional medical practitioners do in the treatment of mental disorders in Zimbabwe?},
  author={Lazarus Kajawu and Sunungurai D. Chingarande and Helen E. Jack and Catherine L. Ward and Tonya Nicole Taylor},
  journal={International Journal of Culture and Mental Health},
  pages={44 - 55}
African traditional medicine (ATM) is an important health delivery system throughout the world, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, yet very little research has been done on it, write on it. Research suggests that ATM can be complementary to biomedicine, particularly for mental health care. In this study, we aimed to explore ATM practices on patients with mental disorders. Using exploratory qualitative methods in a semi-urban community near Harare, we conducted 30 interviews with traditional… Expand
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