Start as you mean to carry on: The emerging evidence base for the treatment of conflict-related mental health difficulties in children and adolescents

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Abstract

In this editorial, we discuss Morina and colleagues' meta-analysis of psychological therapies for youth with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression following conflict. Recent years have seen significantly more randomised controlled trial evidence addressing the needs of this population. More work is needed to understand post-traumatic depression, dissemination, timing of intervention and whether trauma-focused interventions are essential.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-244
Number of pages2
JournalThe British Journal of Psychiatry
Volume210
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2017

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