Survivors of war in northern Kosovo (III): The role of anger and hatred in pain and PTSD and their interactive effects on career outcome, quality of sleep and suicide ideation

Shr-Jie Wang, Rushiti F, Sejdiu X, Pacolli S, Gashi B, Salihu F, Modvig J. DIGNITY

This study, based on a household survey of 125 victims of torture and massive violence in Kosovo, aimed to expand current understanding of the diagnostic overlap of pain and PTSD and explore their independent and interactive effect on career change, sleep disorder and suicide ideation. The role of anger and hatred as contributing factors to the persistence of pain and PTSD were also examined .

Key wordspost-traumatic stress disorder / torture / trauma / treatment