Torture and War Trauma Survivors in Primary Care Practice

1996Survivors International

Close to one million refugees from around the world have entered the United States, fleeing repression, war, terrorism, and disease. It has been estimated that among these are thousands who have experienced torture. Many refugees and immigrants will appear in the offices of health care professionals with symptoms that may be related either directly or indirectly to torture.

Key wordsarmed conflict / refugees / torture / trauma

CountriesUnited States