The psychosocial effects of landmines in Jaffna.

@article{Gunaratnam2003ThePE,
  title={The psychosocial effects of landmines in Jaffna.},
  author={Hentry Roche Gunaratnam and Sinothaya Gunaratnam and Daya Somasundaram},
  journal={Medicine, conflict, and survival},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          223-34
        }
}
The victims of landmines in Jaffna were studied from a psychosocial perspective in order to identity major problem areas and give priorities for rehabilitation. Sixty-seven victims of landmines from April 1996 to March 1998 in the Valikamam area of Jaffna were studied. There were three times as many males as females. About 48 per cent were aged 20-39 years. About one-fifth of the victims were children. Of the females, 60 per cent were unmarried. The majority belonged to the lower socioeconomic… CONTINUE READING

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