The Case of Sierra Leonean and Liberian 'Child Soldiers'

@article{Medeiros2007TheCO,
  title={The Case of Sierra Leonean and Liberian 'Child Soldiers'},
  author={Emilie Medeiros},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={498-504}
}
This report discusses the relationship between mental health care and post-conflict rehabilitation in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Data were collected during the author's involvement in mental health programmes for extremely distressed so called 'child soldiers' in both countries, as well as involvement in co-ordinating and supporting professionals in charge of the war-affected population. Analysis suggested that mental health was neglected. However consideration of mental health is crucial to… CONTINUE READING

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