Social capital and mental health : connections and complexities in contexts of post conflict recovery

@inproceedings{Scholte2014SocialCA,
  title={Social capital and mental health : connections and complexities in contexts of post conflict recovery},
  author={Willem Feike Scholte and Alastair Ager},
  year={2014}
}
In war a¡ected populations there is often severe disruption of societal cohesion. Additionally, grief and traumatisation, along with insu⁄cient health services and a lack of security, give rise to an increase of mental health problems. Social capital is potentially a key resource to support post con£ict recovery, and is increasingly considered not merely as a resource supporting economic and social development, but also an important in£uence on population health. However, linkages between… CONTINUE READING

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