A systematic review on the mental health of children and adolescents in areas of armed conflict in the Middle East.

@article{Dimitry2012ASR,
  title={A systematic review on the mental health of children and adolescents in areas of armed conflict in the Middle East.},
  author={L Dimitry},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={153-61}
}
For many decades, the Middle East has been troubled with numerous long-standing armed conflicts and wars. Children and adolescents were not spared the trauma and its consequences. Exposure to traumatic events can result in mental, behavioural and emotional problems in children and adolescents. To date, this is the first paper that aims to systematically review the literature on the mental health of children and adolescents living in areas of armed conflict in the Middle East, specifically… CONTINUE READING
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