Mental Health Problems among Children One-Year after Sichuan Earthquake in China: A Follow-up Study

@inproceedings{Liu2011MentalHP,
  title={Mental Health Problems among Children One-Year after Sichuan Earthquake in China: A Follow-up Study},
  author={Mingxin Liu and Li Wang and Zhanbiao Shi and Zhen Zhang and Kan Zhang and Jianhua Shen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND On May 12, 2008, a destructive earthquake registering 8.0 on the Richter scale struck Sichuan Province, southwest China. Beichuan County was the epicenter which was one of the areas nearly completely destroyed by the earthquake. In Beichuan, about 15000 people died and 3000 people were missing. Specially, the earthquake took 1587 students' and 214 teachers' lives from the elementary and middle schools there. The main purpose of the study was to provide a better understanding of… CONTINUE READING
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