Psychological trauma and evidence for enhanced vulnerability for posttraumatic stress disorder through previous trauma among West Nile refugees

@article{Neuner2004PsychologicalTA,
  title={Psychological trauma and evidence for enhanced vulnerability for posttraumatic stress disorder through previous trauma among West Nile refugees},
  author={Frank Neuner and Maggie Schauer and Unni Karunakara and Christine Klaschik and Christina Robert and Thomas Elbert},
  journal={BMC Psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={34 - 34}
}
BACKGROUND Political instability and the civil war in Southern Sudan have resulted in numerous atrocities, mass violence, and forced migration for vast parts of the civilian population in the West Nile region. High exposure to traumatic experiences has been particularly prominent in the Ugandan and Sudanese of the West Nile Region, representing an indication of the psychological strain posed by years of armed conflict. METHODS In this study the impact of traumatic events on the prevalence and… CONTINUE READING