Suicide, Indian Farmers, Indigenous North Americans . . . and the Shame of Shrinks

Sudarshan Kottai, in his Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry article, observes that even though it is now commonly known that the suffering of Indian farmers has been caused by sociopolitical factors “including the role of the state in promoting agrocapitalism,” mental health professionals “almost always frame it as a mental health problem to be addressed by increasing access to psychopharmaceuticals.”

Source: Suicide, Indian Farmers, Indigenous North Americans . . . and the Shame of Shrinks – CounterPunch.org

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