Psychological adjustment of adolescents 18 months after the terrorist attack in Beslan, Russia: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Moscardino2008PsychologicalAO,
  title={Psychological adjustment of adolescents 18 months after the terrorist attack in Beslan, Russia: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Ughetta Moscardino and Sara Scrimin and Fabia Capello and Gianmarco Alto{\'e} and Giovanna Axia},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={854-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Children exposed to terrorism are at high risk for developing emotional and behavioral problems, but only a few studies have examined adolescents' long-term psychological adjustment after a terrorist attack. We aimed to assess psychological distress, problem behaviors, and coping in adolescents who survived the terrorist attack on School No. 1 in Beslan, Russia. METHOD Seventy-one youths aged 14 to 17 years held as hostages by terrorists completed self-reported measures of… CONTINUE READING

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