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Severe War Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Adolescents with Sensory Impairments: A Cross-sectional Study

Shaar

Country: Lebanon

Classification: Loss of Feeling, Mental Illness

Year of Publication: 2013


Study Type:
Quantitative Study

Sample Size:
166

The Research party:
Department of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon

Main Idea or Research Questions:
This study was set up to examine the exposure of adolescents with sensory impairments (ASIs) to severe war trauma and development of postraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as compared to their able-bodied peers (ABPs). It also answers the question whether their impairments have made them more resilient in facing traumatic events.

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