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In Nauru’s ghost camps, refugees sleep away the pain

http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/compliant-groggy-state-in-naurus-ghost-camps-refugees-sleep-away-the-pain-20160819-gqwcaj.html 40 shares Comments Emma Adams Most likely these drugs are mirtazepine and quetiapine (seroquel) or olanzapine (zypexa). Very useful to treat depression, anxiety and PTSD. However, seroquel and zypexa do have the potential to cause a zombie soporific effect if not prescribed appropriately. There is no truly appropriate use of psychotropic medications in these… Continue reading In Nauru’s ghost camps, refugees sleep away the pain

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Cruel camps must close

Plenty¬†of people, upset by Australia’s callous treatment of asylum seekers, have warned history will judge the country poorly for dispatching fellow human beings to languish for years in island camps. But that judgment should not be presumed to some distant future: it is here and now that Australia’s reputation is being sullied by the cruel… Continue reading Cruel camps must close