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Grisi Siknis

Mystery mental illness afflicting girls in Nicaragua

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On Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast, girls are having fits of madness. RT investigates ‘Grisi siknis’, a mystery mental illness among Mizkito teenagers. Join RT’s Julia Muriel Dominzain, to witness symptoms. Meet sufferers, doctors and healers trying to understand the causes of the disorder. You decide: is it demonic possession, cultural tradition or the pains of growing up?

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