restricted access Still the Best Medicine, Even in a War Zone: My Work As a Medical Clown

In recent years medical clowning has been an effective tool used in the treatment of people suffering from acute and post-traumatic stress disorder in war zones and in the wake of natural disasters. Clown Doctors in the Barzilai Medical Center in southern Israel, near the Gaza border, encounter ASD/PTSD patients from both sides of the conflict.