The influence of different types of war experiences on depression and anxiety in a Ugandan cohort of war-affected youth: the WAYS study

Kennedy Amone-P'Olak, Emilio Ovuga, Tim J. Croudace, Peter B. Jones, Rosemary Abbott

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War experiences (WE) are frequently associated with mental health problems. Whether different types of WE vary in predicting which problem, or how severe, in former child soldiers (FCS) remains unknown.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1783-1792
Number of pages10
JournalSocial psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology
Issue number11
Early online date10 Apr 2014
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014


  • War experiences
  • War-affected youths
  • Gender
  • Depression/anxiety

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