Ebola Takes Mental Health Toll Where "Life Has Frozen" in Sierra Leone

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Panic and depression rise in hard-hit area as communities battle bereavement, changing family roles – and even boredom. Ebola is causing mental health problems in Sierra Leone, with the country’s overstretched health system unable to deal with the psychosocial legacy of the outbreak, according to a report by the International Medical Corps.

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