Survivors of the war in the Northern Kosovo: violence exposure, risk factors and public health effects of an ethnic conflict.

Shr-Jie Wang et al.

The aim of this population-based study was to assess the long-lasting effects of ethnic conflict on health and well-being (with a focus on injury and persistent pain) at family and community level. The possible risk factors for victimisation during the conflict and factors contributing to healing, have also been investigated.

Key wordsarmed conflict / community reconstruction / post-traumatic stress disorder / torture / trauma / violence

CountriesAlbania / Kosovo / Serbia