Voices of torture survivors in Tanzania: A qualitative study.

  title={Voices of torture survivors in Tanzania: A qualitative study.},
  author={Maha Aon and Harold Sungusia and M. Brasholt and B. J. van den Bergh and J. Modvig},
  journal={Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture},
  volume={28 3},
  • Maha Aon, Harold Sungusia, +2 authors J. Modvig
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture
INTRODUCTION No published research has been found on torture in Tanzania, but individual cases were documented by human rights organisations. The aim of this study was to explore the salient physical, mental and social effects of torture in the country, and help-seeking behaviour by giving voice to a group of torture survivors in Dar-es-Salaam and Zanzibar City (Zanzibar). METHODS This explorative qualitative study consisted of 14 semi-structured in-depth interviews (12 males, 2 females) of… Expand
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