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  1. Stress reactions of children and adolescents in war and siege conditions.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    This was a study of posttraumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents during siege conditions in Sarajevo.

    Method 

    Seven hundred ninety-one students aged 7-15 years were surveyed to assess symptoms of posttraumatic stress and level of deprivation.

    Results 

    Girls reported more stress than boys.

    Loss of family members and deprivation of basic needs were associated with more symptoms.

    Conclusions 

    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.