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Mental and physical health of Kosovar Albanians in their place of origin: a post-war 6-year follow-up study

Published inSocial psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, vol. 46, no. 10, p. 953-963
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  • Open Access - Licence nationale Springer
Publication date2011
Abstract

Long-term outcome of traumatic experiences among war-exposed civilians living in their home country has been seldom documented. The present study examined change in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequency and perceived physical and mental health in a cohort of Kosovar Albanians over 6 years (2001-2007).

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Albania/epidemiology
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Depressive Disorder, Major/epidemiology
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Fitness
  • Questionnaires
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic/epidemiology
  • War
  • Wounds and Injuries/psychology
  • Young Adult
  • Yugoslavia/epidemiology
Citation (ISO format)
EYTAN, Ariel et al. Mental and physical health of Kosovar Albanians in their place of origin: a post-war 6-year follow-up study. In: Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 2011, vol. 46, n° 10, p. 953–963. doi: 10.1007/s00127-010-0269-0
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