The mental health of expatriate and Kosovar Albanian humanitarian aid workers.

@article{Cardozo2005TheMH,
  title={The mental health of expatriate and Kosovar Albanian humanitarian aid workers.},
  author={Barbara Lopes Cardozo and Timothy H Holtz and Reinhard K. Kaiser and Carol A. Gotway and Frida Ghitis and Estelle Toomey and Peter Salama},
  journal={Disasters},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={152-70}
}
The mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events and the risk factors for psychological morbidity among expatriate and Kosovar Albanian humanitarian aid workers have not been well studied. In June 2000, we used standardised screening tools to survey 285 (69.5%) of 410 expatriate aid workers and 325 (75.8%) of 429 Kosovar Albanian aid workers from 22 humanitarian organizations that were implementing health programmes in Kosovo. The mean number of trauma events experienced by… CONTINUE READING

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