The impact of political violence on mild psychiatric morbidity in northern Ireland.

@article{Cairns1984TheIO,
  title={The impact of political violence on mild psychiatric morbidity in northern Ireland.},
  author={E R Cairns and Rebecca F. Wilson},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1984},
  volume={145},
  pages={
          631-5
        }
}
Evidence concerning the impact of the violence in Northern Ireland on psychiatric morbidity is limited to studies examining admission rates and psychotropic drug prescribing rates; their results varied from suggesting no effect to indicating that greater levels of violence are actually equated with higher levels of mental health. The present study is the first to use a community sample, in which respondents (797) from two towns, which have experienced contrasting levels of violence over the… CONTINUE READING

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