Mental Health among Former Child Soldiers and Never-Abducted Children in Northern Uganda

@inproceedings{Moscardino2012MentalHA,
  title={Mental Health among Former Child Soldiers and Never-Abducted Children in Northern Uganda},
  author={Ughetta Micaela Maria Moscardino and Sara Scrimin and Francesca Cadei and Gianmarco Alto{\'e}},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2012}
}
The present study aimed to evaluate posttraumatic stress symptoms, psychological distress, and emotional and behavioral problems in former Ugandan child soldiers in comparison with civilian children living in the same conflict setting. Participants included 133 former child soldiers and 101 never-abducted children in northern Uganda, who were interviewed about exposure to traumatic war-related experiences, posttraumatic stress symptoms, psychological distress, and emotional and behavioral… CONTINUE READING
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