A Long Way to Go for Mental Health Services in Cambodia

May 18, 2015 09:32 AM
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Cambodia has some of the world's worst mental health statistics - largely due to the effects of Pol Pot's murderous Khmer Rouge regime. Yet mental health services remain underfunded and - in the words of the World Health Organization - "critically neglected." There's little sign of that changing in the near future, in part because few Cambodian students are interested in psychiatry as a career. Robert Carmichael reports for VOA from Phnom Penh.