Comorbidity of PTSD and depression among refugee children during war conflict.

  title={Comorbidity of PTSD and depression among refugee children during war conflict.},
  author={Abdel Aziz Mousa Thabet and Yehia Abed and Panos Vostanis},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={45 3},
BACKGROUND We examined the prevalence and nature of comorbid post-traumatic stress reactions and depressive symptoms, and the impact of exposure to traumatic events on both types of psychopathology, among Palestinian children during war conflict in the region. METHODS The 403 children aged 9-15 years, who lived in four refugee camps, were assessed by completing the Gaza Traumatic Events Checklist, the Child Post Traumatic Stress Reaction Index (CPTSD-RI), and the Short Mood and Feelings… CONTINUE READING

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