ERIC Number: EJ523318
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Effects of State Terrorism and Exile on Indigenous Guatemalan Refugee Children: A Mental Health Assessment and an Analysis of Children's Narratives.
Miller, Kenneth E.
Child Development, v67 n1 p89-106 Feb 1996
Examined the mental health and psychosocial development of 58 Guatemalan Mayan children living in 2 refugee camps in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Found only minimal evidence of psychological trauma among the children and a positive relationship between children's mental health and the health status (physical and mental) of their mothers. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Guatemala; Mexico