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Violence, suffering, and mental health in Afghanistan: a school-based survey, Panter-Brick et al.

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4 Oct 2009

The study, the first large-scale survey of mental health among young people in Afghanistan, found that one in five schoolchildren in northern Afghanistan is likely to suffer from a psychiatric disorder, and that day-to-day violence and stress were as much the cause of the children’s suffering as the war-related brutalities they witnessed.
Extensive coverage including Daily Telegraph, BBC, Channel 4.

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