Interventions for children affected by war: an ecological perspective on psychosocial support and mental health care.

@article{Betancourt2013InterventionsFC,
  title={Interventions for children affected by war: an ecological perspective on psychosocial support and mental health care.},
  author={Theresa Betancourt and Sarah E. Meyers-Ohki and Alexandra P Charrow and Wietse A Tol},
  journal={Harvard review of psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          70-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND Children and adolescents exposed to armed conflict are at high risk of developing mental health problems. To date, a range of psychosocial approaches and clinical/psychiatric interventions has been used to address mental health needs in these groups. AIMS To provide an overview of peer-reviewed psychosocial and mental health interventions designed to address mental health needs of conflict-affected children, and to highlight areas in which policy and research need strengthening… CONTINUE READING

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