War trauma experience and behavioral screening of Bosnian refugee children resettled in Massachusetts.

@article{Geltman2000WarTE,
  title={War trauma experience and behavioral screening of Bosnian refugee children resettled in Massachusetts.},
  author={Paul L. Geltman and Marilyn Augustyn and Elizabeth D. Barnett and Perri E Klass and Betsy McAlister Groves},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={255-61}
}
The authors assessed war violence exposure and behavioral symptoms in Bosnian refugee children in Massachusetts and the utility of behavioral screening of refugees during the Refugee Health Assessment (RHA), required of newly arrived refugees. The study was a survey of 31 Bosnian refugee children in 1996 at the International Clinic of Boston Medical Center, the state's largest contracted provider of the RHA. Subjects were also offered referrals to appropriate mental health services. Sixty-eight… CONTINUE READING

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