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Children on Nauru suffering from Mental Illness

New research from two doctors who spent two years living on Nauru details the harrowing mental health condition that is affecting most children in detention on the island. Traumatic Withdrawal Syndrome is a condition that targets children and young people, diminishing their ability to eat, drink, walk, talk, and self-care.

Marcella Brassett from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre joined The Daily To tell us more about how this condition has been found to affect asylum seekers.

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