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Objective. PTSD and major depression occur frequently following traumatic exposure, both as separate disorders and concurrently. Although much of Turkey is under threat of severe earthquakes, risk factors for developing psychiatric disorders among Turkish children have not yet been studied. The aim of the study was to examine risk factors for PTSD and(More)
To follow-up on child and adolescent victims with full criteria of PTSD and depression, and to examine the impact of treatment. One to two months following a 7.4-magnitude quake in Turkey, 160 students were examined by self-report questionnaire, psychiatric interview, clinician-administered post-traumatic stress disorder scale (CAPS), and depression and(More)
This study aims to investigate the psychological effects of the earthquake. We investigated the psychological conditions of 3,609 students survived from the Marmara Earthquake, which occurred on 17 August 1999. The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) was employed to assess the levels of depression and other psycho-pathological states. The BDI was classified as(More)
The relationship between the severity and duration of asthma and psychological adjustment was investigated in 29 children with mild and 31 children with moderately severe asthma, who were compared with 60 healthy control children. The severity of asthma was evaluated using the Pearlman-Bierman classification. Psychological adjustment was measured using the(More)
Son y›llarda, göçmen ve s›¤›nmac› psikopatolojisini ele alan çok say›da araflt›rma dikkati çekmektedir. Bu yaz›da, 1990-2000 y›llar› aras›nda psikiyatri alan›nda yay›nlanm›fl Türkçe ve ‹ngilizce eserler gözden geçirilmifltir. Yay›nlarda, göçmen ve s›¤›nmac› sorunlar› çeflitli aç›lardan ay›rdedilmektedir, ancak her ikisini de, geçmiflteki kültürel(More)
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