My article in today's Miami Herald about psych treatment in Haiti and changing attitudes about it:
BY JAMES H. BURNETT III
PORT-AU-PRINCE -- On a recent Friday morning, Marie Kettie Geolnarol-Archer, between appointments in the Champ de Mars neighborhood, stopped people in the street and on the sidewalk, gently squeezing shoulders and patting backs until they looked her in the eye.
``You are not crazy,'' she told them. ``Everything will be OK.''
Geolnarol-Archer is a psychologist, and while her sidewalk ``treatments'' may have been casual and unorthodox, the most unusual thing about them was the responses....
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