Three forms of stress in Cambodian adolescent refugees.

  title={Three forms of stress in Cambodian adolescent refugees.},
  author={Gregory N. Clarke and William H Sack and Barbara Goff},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  volume={21 1},
Sixty-nine Cambodian adolescents and young adults were interviewed to determine their experience as children surviving the Pol Pot regime (1975-1979); their first-year experience of resettlement in this country; and their experience of stressful events during the past year. Current DSM-III-R diagnostic status was also determined. A strong relationship between earlier war trauma, resettlement strain, and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was found. In contrast, the strongest… CONTINUE READING

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