Post-traumatic stress disorder

WAR TRAUMA ON THE PALESTINIAN CHILDREN AND FAMILLIES
IN THE GAZA STRIP

 

Children of War: Psychological Impacts of War and Postwar Trauma on the Palestinian Children in the Gaza Strip

In 2016, Dr. Iman Farajallah conducted a research study titled “Children of War: Psychological Impacts of War and Postwar Trauma on the Palestinian Children in the Gaza Strip” which shows how the ongoing war of Palestine has impacted the children of Gaza, telling the story of these children and their war trauma. While in Gaza, Dr. Farajallah interviewed children and their families to explore how the prolonged war has impacted the Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip mentally and physically.
https://www.proquest.com/openview/3558b985b5c3f084bf6beef8f5092722/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

 

The Relationship between War Trauma, PTSD, Depression, and Anxiety among Palestinian Children in the Gaza Strip

The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between war trauma, PTSD, depression, and anxiety among Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip.

A sample consisted of 251 children aged 6-16 were selected from 3 summer camps in the Gaza Strip. Children were interviewed using the following scales: sociodemographic scale, Gaza Traumatic Events Checklist, Impact of Events Scale, Children Revised Manifest Anxiety Scale, and Children Depression Inventory.

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https://www.hsj.gr/medicine/the-relationship-between-war-trauma-ptsd-depression-and-anxiety-among-palestinian-children-in-the-gaza-strip.php?aid=11302

 

Traumatic Events and PTSD Among Palestinian Children and Adolescents: The Effect of Demographic and Socioeconomic Factors

The situation in the Gaza Strip is uncommon in the frequency with which children are exposed to war-related traumatic events on a daily basis and because of the long-term nature of the conflict. The prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among children and adolescents in the Gaza Strip increased after the recent wars. The aims of the study are: To investigate the prevalence and nature of war traumatic events and PTSD; and to investigate how these traumatic events predict PTSD when taking into account demographic and socioeconomic status factors amongst Palestinian children and adolescents in the Gaza Strip.

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7137754/

 

 

Exposure to war trauma and PTSD among parents and children in the Gaza strip

Exposure to war trauma has been independently associated with posttraumatic stress (PTSD) and other emotional disorders in children and adults. The aim of this study was to establish the relationship between ongoing war traumatic experiences, PTSD and anxiety symptoms in children, accounting for their parents’ equivalent mental health responses.

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 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00787-007-0653-9