The Importance Of Voodoo Religion In Mental Health

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Register to read the introduction… Collaboration between traditional and western healthcare would lead to referrals in both directions and a trustful doctor patient- relationship. In addition, a successful conjunction between voodoo priests and western doctors will effectively meet the client’s psychological and physical needs through religious ceremonies and modern medicine. If western healthcare workers will not meet the physiological needs of Haitians, they will not be able to provide effective treatment for AIDS. Due to the influence voodoo priests have in Haiti as spiritual advisors and healers, it is critical to obtain collaboration between them and western doctors in order for Haitians to accept western healthcare and receive treatment for …show more content…
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