Psychosocial support for war-traumatized child and adolescent refugees: evaluation of a short-term treatment program.

@article{Mhlen2005PsychosocialSF,
  title={Psychosocial support for war-traumatized child and adolescent refugees: evaluation of a short-term treatment program.},
  author={Heike M{\"o}hlen and Peter Parzer and Franz Resch and Romuald Brunner},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 1-2},
  pages={81-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate a newly designed psychosocial treatment program for war traumatized child and adolescent refugees. The program was designed to reduce emotional distress and improve psychosocial functioning. METHOD Ten young Kosovan refugees (mean age 13.3 years) residing in Germany participated in the manual based intervention program. This multimodal program consists of individual, family and group sessions using a psychoeducational approach beside trauma… CONTINUE READING

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