Posttraumatic stress symptoms in Croatian children exposed to war: a prospective study.

@article{KuterovacJagodi2003PosttraumaticSS,
  title={Posttraumatic stress symptoms in Croatian children exposed to war: a prospective study.},
  author={Gordana Kuterovac-Jagodi{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={9-25}
}
This study examined symptoms of posttraumatic stress in 252 school-aged children from Osijek, Croatia, which was subjected to massive military attacks from Yugoslavian forces. The children's symptoms were assessed in 1994 while the war was still going on and 30 months later when the war was over. In addition to changes in posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms over time, the study examined the predictive power of (a) different types and number of war traumata, (b) loss of social community, (c… CONTINUE READING