Qatar doctors trained to use new tech simulating psychotic episodes
2014 Middle East tour of project Labyrinth Psychotica.
In an effort to better understand and treat certain mental health issues in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corp. has begun training doctors with a new interactive device that simulates psychotic episodes.
Speaking to Doha News, Dr. Suhaila Ghuloum, a senior psychiatry consultant at HMC, explained that the goal was to foster empathy for patients:
”This device helps the doctors understand and appreciate the agony that patients of psychosis go through and helps them understand the disease more,” she said.
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Source News: Doha News
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