This articles reports on a study conducted in Palestine with 91 children (9-18 years) who were exposed to their homes being bombarded and demolished during Al Aqsa Intifada and 89 children (controls) who had not, but who witnessed bombardment by helicopters, saw mutilated bodies on television, heard about the conflict in the media or were…
This article draws upon articles published since 2009 to identify research evidence about the psychosocial aspects of children and young people’s responses to their exposure to war, collective violence and terrorism. Recent research describes children’s distress and the disorders they may develop consequent on their direct and indirect exposure to war. This article covers general…
The article reviews developmental research among Palestinians living in Gaza. The aims are, first, to analyse how exposure to traumatic events associates with children’s mental health and their cognitive, emotional and social development. Second, we aimed to model familial and symbolic processes that can either harm or protect the mental health of children. Third, we…
DeCID: Co-designing social infrastructure with children affected by displacement is a project led by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (UCL) and CatalyticAction, and funded by UKRI through the Global Challenges Research Fund.
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