Stress reactions of children and adolescents in war and siege conditions.
This was a study of posttraumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents during siege conditions in Sarajevo.
Seven hundred ninety-one students aged 7-15 years were surveyed to assess symptoms of posttraumatic stress and level of deprivation.
Girls reported more stress than boys.
Loss of family members and deprivation of basic needs were associated with more symptoms.
Personal experiences of siege are related to increased stress.
Mots-clés Pascal : Guerre, Effet psychologique, Posttraumatisme syndrome, Stress, Prévalence, Enfant, Homme, Adolescent, Epidémiologie, Santé mentale, Bosnie Herzégovine, Europe, Trouble anxieux
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : War, Psychological effect, Posttraumatic syndrome, Stress, Prevalence, Child, Human, Adolescent, Epidemiology, Mental health, Bosnia Herzegovina, Europe, Anxiety disorder
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0102531
Code Inist : 002B18D06. Création : 16/11/1999.