Rabbi Raphael katzenelbogen, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem 91060, Show map
Аbout the clinic
|Number of beds:||320 pcs.|
|Languages spoken:||English, Hebrew|
Description of the clinic’s activity
The Jerusalem mental health center is one of the most famous institutions, the main direction of which is the treatment of mentally ill people. In the rehabilitation process involved high-class specialists. The Jerusalem mental health center.
Psychological hospital Kfar Shaul was founded in 1950 at the Jerusalem village. The main percentage of the clinic were Holocaust survivors. It is subordinate to the Ministry of health of Israel.
The Jerusalem mental health center provides services to the population of Beit Shemesh, Jerusalem, Mevasseret-Etzion, Maale Adumim. It is located between Givat Shaul and har-Nof. The Jerusalem mental health center appeared in 2005 by combining the two psychiatric clinics Kfar Shaul and Eitanim. On the balance of the hospital about 320 beds.
Often in the medical center are patients with the so-called Jerusalem syndrome or “Messiahship”. Mostly tourists. In the year of such patients, nearly 50 people. Psychiatrist Gregory Katz suggests that most of them are pilgrims of the Pentecostals. Kfar Shaul is one of the most famous medical centers studying the Jerusalem syndrome. From 1980 to 1993 was revealed about 1200 pilgrims with severe psychological disorders that have been associated with visits to Jerusalem. The statistics showed that only 470 of them turned for help to the medical center.
Nowadays the number of patients decreased to 100 people per year. Such indicators are normal in relation to the number of tourists arriving annually in Jerusalem.
Contact details of the clinic The Jerusalem mental health center
|Address:||Rabbi Raphael katzenelbogen, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem 91060,Show map|