Displacement, county social cohesion, and depression after a large-scale traumatic event

@article{L2013DisplacementCS,
  title={Displacement, county social cohesion, and depression after a large-scale traumatic event},
  author={F{\'e}lice L{\^e} and Melissa Tracy and Fran H. Norris and Sandro Galea},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={1729-1741}
}
Depression is a common and potentially debilitating consequence of traumatic events. Mass traumatic events cause wide-ranging disruptions to community characteristics, influencing the population risk of depression. In the aftermath of such events, population displacement is common. Stressors associated with displacement may increase risk of depression directly. Indirectly, persons who are displaced may experience erosion in social cohesion, further exacerbating their risk for depression. Using… CONTINUE READING

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