Association of trauma and PTSD symptoms with openness to reconciliation and feelings of revenge among former Ugandan and Congolese child soldiers.

@article{Bayer2007AssociationOT,
  title={Association of trauma and PTSD symptoms with openness to reconciliation and feelings of revenge among former Ugandan and Congolese child soldiers.},
  author={Christophe Pierre Bayer and Fionna Klasen and Hubertus Adam},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2007},
  volume={298 5},
  pages={555-9}
}
CONTEXT Tens of thousands of the estimated 250,000 child soldiers worldwide are abused or have been abused during the last decade in Africa's Great Lakes Region. In the process of rebuilding the war-torn societies, it is important to understand how psychological trauma may shape the former child soldiers' ability to reconcile. OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and openness to reconciliation and feelings of revenge in former Ugandan and… CONTINUE READING
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