Mental health and conflict

Florence Baingana WB

This note discusses the relevance and design of mental health care interventions in post-conflict situations. Mental health disorders and psychosocial problems arising from conflict need to be addressed as part of post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation efforts. The note presents a conceptual framework for mental health interventions in post-conflict settings and illustrations from West Bank-Gaza, Bosnia, Burundi and Uganda (4 pages, .pdf, for historical reference).

Key wordscommunity reconstruction / mental health / psychiatric illness / reconciliation

CountriesBosnia / Burundi / Uganda