Complex sequelae of psychological trauma among Kosovar civilian war victims.

@article{Morina2008ComplexSO,
  title={Complex sequelae of psychological trauma among Kosovar civilian war victims.},
  author={Nexhmedin Morina and Julian D Ford},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={425-36}
}
AIMS The impact of war trauma on civilians may include, but also extend beyond, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to include complex sequelae such as those described by the syndrome of Disorders of Extreme Stress Not Otherwise Specified (DESNOS). METHODS In the present study, 102 civilian war victims were interviewed in Kosovo, assessing traumatic life events, PTSD, DESNOS, and depression. RESULTS Full DESNOS rarely occurred (2% prevalence), however, clinically significant DESNOS… CONTINUE READING

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