Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among a Community Sample of Adolescent and Young Adult Afghan Refugees

@article{Mghir1995DepressionAP,
  title={Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among a Community Sample of Adolescent and Young Adult Afghan Refugees},
  author={R. Mghir and W. Freed and A. Raskin and W. Katon},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1995},
  volume={183},
  pages={24–30}
}
This study was designed to determine the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychiatric disorders among a community sample of adolescent and young adult refugees from Afghanistan. The study also measured the correlation of their current psychiatric disorders with the number of traumatic events experienced, parental acculturation and distress, and other important demographic factors. Thirty-eight refugees between 12 and 24 years of age were interviewed with the… Expand
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