The nature of posttraumatic nightmares and school functioning in war-affected youth

@article{Harb2020TheNO,
  title={The nature of posttraumatic nightmares and school functioning in war-affected youth},
  author={Gerlinde C Harb and Jon-H{\aa}kon Schultz},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2020},
  volume={15}
}
Children and adolescents who have experienced traumatic events demonstrate a variety of posttraumatic symptoms, including recurrent nightmares, as well as adverse reactions in the school setting. The current study examined nightmare symptoms, posttraumatic stress, sleep disturbance, and self- and teacher-reported school functioning of 64 youths in the Gaza Strip, ages 12 to 16, who have lived through three wars and experience ongoing conflict and political insecurity. Students were treatment… Expand
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