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Syrians in Turkey victims of psychiatric scams

Syrians in Istanbul, seeking mental healthcare to cope with the wounds of eight years of war and displacement, say they are increasingly encountering a new form of injustice: fake psychiatrists seeking to exploit them by cashing in on their pain. In recent years, unlicensed clinics have mushroomed, run by individuals practicing without training or qualifications. […]