PTSD and Collective Identity in Former Ugandan Child Soldiers

@inproceedings{Glckner2007PTSDAC,
  title={PTSD and Collective Identity in Former Ugandan Child Soldiers},
  author={Franka Gl{\"o}ckner and Frank Neuner},
  year={2007}
}
Worldwide hundred thousands of children and adolescents are recruited and misused as fighters. However, only little research exists that has investigated psychological well-being and trauma-related symptomatology of this particular population. This study aimed to explore this issue in the war-torn North of Uganda – an area that is characterized by almost 20 years of civil war and brutal child abduction for military and sexual purposes led by the Lord Resistance Army (LRA). This work further… CONTINUE READING