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Background: 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. Methods: The sample consists of 1, school pupils 11—17 years old : Results: The majority of children and adolescents experienced personal trauma N : ; Compared to girls, boys showed significantly more exposure to all three event types as well as overall traumatic events. Further, children who had experienced personal trauma, trauma to others, and the demolition of property were significantly more likely to be diagnosed with PTSD compared to those who had not, even when adjusting for demographic and socioeconomic factors.
After the genocide in Rwanda, the need to educate people and establish mental health services were identified as vital aspects of rebuilding the country. As a result of the genocide, Rwanda has a severe shortage of mental health professionals while nearly a third of its general population has post-traumatic stress disorders. This article looks at how Kigali Health Institute developed mental health services to meet the needs of those affected by the genocide. Nursing Times ; Online issue. Health services in Rwanda were devastated by the genocide that robbed the entire country of health professionals in both training establishments and health centres across the country.
Adolescence is a critical and formative period in which individuals begin their transition from childhood to adulthood. Ensuring that adolescents are fully supported in all facets of life is critical for fostering this transition and laying the foundation for a healthy and productive remainder of their lives. While there are many factors that significantly affect adolescence, mental health and well-being have often been overlooked. Mental health issues constitute a major burden of disease for adolescents globally. It is estimated that up to one in five adolescents will experience a mental disorder each year, self-harm is the third leading cause of death for adolescents see Figure 1 and depression is among the leading causes of disability [ i ]. Despite this, adolescent mental health and well-being have often been overlooked in global health programming. Yet, in the Sustainable Development agenda, mental health is being more critically recognized as an important component of the global health agenda.
A Community-Based Mental Health Intervention: Promoting Mental Health Services in Rwanda
Innovations in Global Mental Health pp Cite as. The major purpose of this chapter is to identify and describe community-based mental health interventions in Rwanda and to illuminate their evolution and current function in preventing and treating mental health problems, while promoting healing and restorative mental health practices, especially in light of the Genocide. The chapter provides an introduction to health and mental health care in Rwanda along with offering historical and contextual perspectives of mental health services there, including discussions of Indigenous and Western medical approaches. The genocide is addressed by discussing its psychosocial implications and the emergence of trauma- and genocide-related mental health problems.
Children in armed conflict are frequently deprived of basic needs, psychologically supportive environments, educational and vocational opportunities, and other resources that promote positive psychosocial development and mental health. This article describes the mental health challenges faced by conflict-affected children and youth, the interventions designed to prevent or ameliorate the psychosocial impact of conflict-related experiences, and a case example of the challenges and opportunities related to addressing the mental health needs of Rohingya children and youth. It is well documented that there are disparities between the mental health of war-affected children and youth and those in the general population. This article describes the epidemiology of psychosocial functioning of conflict-affected children and youth, interventions designed to prevent or ameliorate mental health problems, and a case example of current work to address the mental health needs of war-affected children and youth in Southeast Asia. We first present what is known about the prevalence of mental health problems of conflicted-affected children exposed to different facets of the phenomena of conflict experience, including child soldiers.
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