Post-traumatic stress disorder among Syrian adolescent refugees in Jordan.

  title={Post-traumatic stress disorder among Syrian adolescent refugees in Jordan.},
  author={Othman Beni Yonis and Yousef S. Khader and Alaa Jarboua and Maariyha Majed Abed-Almuhdi Al-Bsoul and Nemeh Al-akour and Mahmoud A Alfaqih and Moawiah M Khatatbeh and Basil Hameed Amarneh},
  journal={Journal of public health},
OBJECTIVE Studies among Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon and Germany showed high prevalence rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, data on PTSD among Syrian adolescent refugees in Jordan are scarce. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the prevalence and severity of PTSD, and its associated factors among Syrian schoolchildren refugees resettled in Jordan. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted among Syrian schoolchildren refugees aged 12-18 years. A stratified… CONTINUE READING

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