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Psychosocial and behavioral aspects of populations affected by humanitarian emergencies: recent developments

Author(s): Rangaswamy Srinivasa MURTHY

http://journals.lww.com/co-psychiatry/Citation/2016/09000/Psychosocial_and_behavioral_aspects_of_populations.3.aspx

Abstract

Purpose of review

Understand recent developments in psychosocial and behavioral aspects of populations affected by humanitarian emergencies. The review covers the prevalence, longitudinal course, risk factors, posttraumatic growth, biological basis and interventions to address the needs.

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