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ERIC Number: EJ459509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Children of Torture Victims: Reactions and Coping.
Montgomery, Edith; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v16 n6 p797-805 Nov-Dec 1992
Evaluation of 11 children from 5 exile families with at least 1 parent having been subjected to torture found children were anxious, depressive, and regressive with psychosomatic symptoms, sleep disorders, and family and school problems. Coping strategies including isolation and withdrawal, mental flight, eagerness to acclimatize, and strength of will and fighting. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A