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Targets and outcomes of psychological interventions: implications for guidelines and policy.

Authors:
Mark van Ommeren

World Psychiatry 2019 Oct;18(3):295-296

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wps.20669DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6732699PMC
October 2019

Integrating mental health with other non-communicable diseases.

BMJ 2019 Jan 28;364:l295. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l295DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6348425PMC
January 2019

Step-by-Step: a new WHO digital mental health intervention for depression.

Mhealth 2018 13;4:34. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/mhealth.2018.08.01DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6131163PMC
August 2018

Psychological therapies for the treatment of mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 07 5;7:CD011849. Epub 2018 Jul 5.

Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Piazzale LA Scuro 10, Verona, Italy, 37134.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011849.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6513488PMC
July 2018

The influence of humanitarian crises on social functioning among civilians in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review.

Glob Public Health 2017 Dec 10;12(12):1461-1478. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

c ECOHOST - The Centre for Health and Social Change, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2016.1154585DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5638016PMC
December 2017

A review of current evidence regarding the ICD-11 proposals for diagnosing PTSD and complex PTSD.

Clin Psychol Rev 2017 Dec 6;58:1-15. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; Global Mental Health Program, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2017.09.001DOI Listing
December 2017

Addressing culture and context in humanitarian response: preparing desk reviews to inform mental health and psychosocial support.

Confl Health 2017 15;11:21. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway Rm. 888, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13031-017-0123-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5686886PMC
November 2017

Interventions for Anxiety and Depression in Conflict-Affected Areas-Reply.

JAMA 2017 04;317(13):1376-1377

Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2017.1848DOI Listing
April 2017

Post-disaster mental health and psychosocial support: Experience from the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

WHO South East Asia J Public Health 2017 04;6(1):22-29

World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2224-3151.206160DOI Listing
April 2017

Improving mental health care in humanitarian emergencies.

Bull World Health Organ 2015 Oct;93(10):666-666A

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.156919DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4645443PMC
October 2015

Pharmacotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Br J Psychiatry 2015 Feb;206(2):93-100

Mathew Hoskins, MRCPsych, Jennifer Pearce, BSc, Andrew Bethell, BSc, Liliya Dankova, BSc, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; Corrado Barbui, MD, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy; Wietse A. Tol, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA; Mark van Ommeren, PhD, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; Joop de Jong, MD, PhD, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Soraya Seedat, MD, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa; Hanhui Chen, MD, Shanghai Mental Health Centre, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China; Jonathan I. Bisson, DM, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.114.148551DOI Listing
February 2015

Mental, neurological, and substance use problems among refugees in primary health care: analysis of the Health Information System in 90 refugee camps.

BMC Med 2014 Nov 24;12:228. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 894, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-014-0228-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4269097PMC
November 2014

Sexual and gender-based violence in areas of armed conflict: a systematic review of mental health and psychosocial support interventions.

Confl Health 2013 Aug 5;7(1):16. Epub 2013 Aug 5.

Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Hampton House Room 863, Baltimore, MD 21205-1996, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1505-7-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3750365PMC
August 2013

Management of acute stress, PTSD, and bereavement: WHO recommendations.

JAMA 2013 Aug;310(5):477-8

Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2013.166723DOI Listing
August 2013

Role of current perceived needs in explaining the association between past trauma exposure and distress in humanitarian settings in Jordan and Nepal.

Br J Psychiatry 2012 Oct 26;201(4):276-81. Epub 2012 Jul 26.

Department of Research and Development, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.111.102137DOI Listing
October 2012

Review: exposure to premigration violence, gender and settlement location are associated with psychological problems among forcibly displaced children.

Evid Based Ment Health 2012 Aug 19;15(3):62. Epub 2012 May 19.

Department of mental health and substance abuse, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://ebmh.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/ebmental-2012-100682
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ebmental-2012-100682DOI Listing
August 2012

Evidence-based mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: gaps and opportunities.

Evid Based Ment Health 2012 May 26;15(2):25-6. Epub 2012 Mar 26.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ebmental-2012-100644DOI Listing
May 2012

Responsible governance for mental health research in low resource countries.

PLoS Med 2011 Nov 22;8(11):e1001126. Epub 2011 Nov 22.

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001126
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001126DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3222664PMC
November 2011

Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and research.

Lancet 2011 Oct 16;378(9802):1581-91. Epub 2011 Oct 16.

Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520-8206, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61094-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3985411PMC
October 2011

Six rapid assessments of alcohol and other substance use in populations displaced by conflict.

Confl Health 2011 Feb 11;5(1). Epub 2011 Feb 11.

Division of Programme Support and Management, Public Health and HIV Section, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1505-5-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050731PMC
February 2011

Efficacy of antidepressants and benzodiazepines in minor depression: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Br J Psychiatry 2011 Jan;198(1):11-6, sup 1

Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, 37134 Verona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.109.076448DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3014462PMC
January 2011

Orienting psychiatrists to working in emergencies: a WPA-WHO workshop.

World Psychiatry 2010 Jun;9(2):121-2

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2911093PMC
June 2010

Disability, conflict, and emergencies.

Lancet 2009 Nov;374(9704):1801-3

Leonard Cheshire Cente for Disability and Inclusive Development, University College London, London WC1H 0BT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(09)62024-9DOI Listing
November 2009

Commentary: Explaining enormous variations in rates of disorder in trauma-focused psychiatric epidemiology after major emergencies.

Int J Epidemiol 2009 Aug 4;38(4):1045-8. Epub 2009 May 4.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyp203DOI Listing
August 2009

Association of torture and other potentially traumatic events with mental health outcomes among populations exposed to mass conflict and displacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

JAMA 2009 Aug;302(5):537-49

Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University New South Wales, Liverpool New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2009.1132DOI Listing
August 2009

Severe mental disorders in complex emergencies.

Lancet 2009 Aug;374(9690):654-61

International Medical Corps Santa Monica, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(09)61253-8DOI Listing
August 2009

Social and clinical interventions after conflict or other large disaster.

Am J Prev Med 2008 Sep;35(3):284-6

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2008.06.021DOI Listing
September 2008

Treatment and prevention of mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries.

Lancet 2007 Sep;370(9591):991-1005

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(07)61240-9DOI Listing
September 2007

Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries.

Lancet 2007 Sep;370(9593):1164-74

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(07)61263-XDOI Listing
September 2007

WHO's Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems: collecting essential information for policy and service delivery.

Psychiatr Serv 2007 Jun;58(6):816-21

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 20 Ave. Appia, Geneva 1211, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/ps.2007.58.6.816DOI Listing
June 2007

Children and the Sphere standard on mental and social aspects of health.

Disasters 2007 Mar;31(1):71-90

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7717.2007.00341.xDOI Listing
March 2007

Monitoring of mental health systems and services: comparison of four existing indicator schemes.

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2006 Jun 25;41(6):488-97. Epub 2006 Mar 25.

Mental Health: Evidence and Research, Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, 1211 Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-006-0053-3DOI Listing
June 2006

Mental health assistance to populations affected by disasters: World Health Organization's role.

Int Rev Psychiatry 2006 Jun;18(3):199-204

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540260600655755DOI Listing
June 2006

Mental health, psychosocial support and the tsunami.

Int Rev Psychiatry 2006 Jun;18(3):213-6

Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0954026060065583
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540260600655839DOI Listing
June 2006

Mental and social health in disasters: relating qualitative social science research and the Sphere standard.

Soc Sci Med 2006 Apr 3;62(8):1853-64. Epub 2005 Oct 3.

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2005.08.050DOI Listing
April 2006

Panel 2.6: mental and psychosocial effects of the Tsunami on the affected populations.

Prehosp Disaster Med 2005 Nov-Dec;20(6):414-9

World Health Organization (WHO)/Southeast Asia Region.

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March 2006

Cost-effectiveness of clinical interventions for reducing the global burden of bipolar disorder.

Br J Psychiatry 2005 Dec;187:559-67

Department of Health System Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy (EIP), World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/S000712500
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.187.6.559DOI Listing
December 2005

Mental health services in a multicultural society: interculturalization and its quality surveillance.

Transcult Psychiatry 2005 Sep;42(3):437-56

Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363461505055625DOI Listing
September 2005

DESNOS in three postconflict settings: assessing cross-cultural construct equivalence.

J Trauma Stress 2005 Feb;18(1):13-21

Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jts.20005DOI Listing
February 2005

Mental and social health during and after acute emergencies: emerging consensus?

Bull World Health Organ 2005 Jan 21;83(1):71-5; discussion 75-6. Epub 2005 Jan 21.

Mental Health Evidence and Research, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.

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http://www.who.int/mental_health/media/mental_and_social_hea
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http://dx.doi.org//S0042-96862005000100017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2623467PMC
January 2005

Reducing the global burden of hazardous alcohol use: a comparative cost-effectiveness analysis.

J Stud Alcohol 2004 Nov;65(6):782-93

Department of Health System Financing, Expenditure and Resource Allocation, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15288/jsa.2004.65.782DOI Listing
November 2004

Mental illness among Bhutanese shamans in Nepal.

J Nerv Ment Dis 2004 Apr;192(4):313-7

Transcultural Psychosocial Organization, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre, the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.nmd.0000122381.09491.7fDOI Listing
April 2004

Resource utilisation for neuropsychiatric disorders in developing countries: a multinational Delphi consensus study.

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2004 Mar;39(3):218-27

Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-004-0729-5DOI Listing
March 2004

Psychiatric disability among tortured Bhutanese refugees in Nepal.

Am J Psychiatry 2003 Nov;160(11):2032-7

Center for Victims of Torture-Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.160.11.2032DOI Listing
November 2003

Mental health in the aftermath of disasters: consensus and controversy.

J Nerv Ment Dis 2003 Sep;191(9):611-5

Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.nmd.0000087188.96516.a3DOI Listing
September 2003

Ensuring care for patients in custodial psychiatric hospitals in emergencies.

Lancet 2003 Aug;362(9383):574

Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence, WHO, Avenue Appia, CH-1211, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(03)14123-2DOI Listing
August 2003

Terrorism, human-made and natural disasters as a professional and ethical challenge to psychiatry.

Int Psychiatry 2003 Jul 1;1(1):8-9. Epub 2003 Jul 1.

Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation, WHO Collaborating Center (Ethnic Minorities and Refugees), Keizersgracht 329, 1016 EE Amsterdam, The Netherlands, email

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July 2003

Common mental disorders in postconflict settings.

Lancet 2003 Jun;361(9375):2128-30

Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO), WHO Collaborating Centre for Refugees and Ethnic Minorities, Keizersgracht 329, 1016 EE, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(03)13692-6DOI Listing
June 2003

Validity issues in transcultural epidemiology.

Authors:
Mark Van Ommeren

Br J Psychiatry 2003 May;182:376-8

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May 2003

Mortality in parents after death of a child.

Lancet 2003 May;361(9370):1747; author reply 1748

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(03)13354-5DOI Listing
May 2003

Guidelines for international training in mental health and psychosocial interventions for trauma exposed populations in clinical and community settings.

Psychiatry 2002 ;65(2):156-64

University of Illinois at Chicago, Task Force on International Trauma Training, c/o Stevan M. Weine, M.D., Health Research and Policy Centers, Suite 400, 850 W. Jackson Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/psyc.65.2.156.19936DOI Listing
February 2003

Effect of political imprisonment and trauma history on recent Tibetan refugees in India.

J Trauma Stress 2002 Oct;15(5):369-75

Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1020129107279DOI Listing
October 2002

Post-traumatic stress disorder and sleep.

N Engl J Med 2002 Apr;346(17):1334-5; author reply 1334-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJM200204253461719DOI Listing
April 2002