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    Emergency Conflict-Related Psychosocial Interventions in Sierra Leone and Uganda: Lessons from Médecins Sans Frontières

    De Jong, Kaz, and Rolf J. Kleber. 2007. “Emergency Conflict-Related Psychosocial Interventions in Sierra Leone and Uganda: Lessons from Médecins Sans Frontières.” Journal of Health Psychology 12 (3): 485–97.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma, Post-Conflict Regions: Africa, East Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone, Uganda

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    A Grounded Theory Investigation Into the Experiences of African Women Refugees: Effects on Resilience and Identity and Implications for Service Provision.

    Sherwood, Katie, and Helen Liebling-Kalifani. 2012. “A Grounded Theory Investigation Into The Experiences Of African Women Refugees: Effects On Resilience And Identity And Implications For Service Provision1.” Journal of International Women’s Studies 13 (1): 86-108.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender-Based Violence, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma, Rights, Violence Regions: Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, Northern Europe Countries: Somalia, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe Keywords: women, refugees, trauma, africa, gender based violence

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    Intimate Partner Violence as seen in Post-Conflict Eastern Uganda: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Mental Health Consequences

    Kinyanda, Eugene, Helen Weiss, Margaret Mungherera, Patrick Onyango-Mangen, Emmanuel Ngabirano, Rehema Kajungu, Johnson Kagugube, Wilson Muhwezi, Julius Muron, and Vikram Patel. 2016. "Intimate Partner Violence as seen in Post-Conflict Eastern Uganda: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Mental Health Consequences." BMC International Health & Human Rights 16 (5): 1-11.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Domestic Violence, Economies, Poverty, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Post-Conflict, Sexual Violence, Torture, Sexual Torture Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Uganda Keywords: Intimate partner violence, post-conflict, africa, risk factors, Mental health consequences

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    Prevalence and Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in HIV-Infected and At-Risk Rwandan Women

    Cohen, Mardge H., Mary Fabri, Xiaotao Cai, Qiuhu Shi, Donald R. Hoover, Agnes  Binagwaho, Melissa A. Culhane, Henriette Mukanyonga, Davis K. Karegeya, and Kathryn Anastos. 2009. "Prevalence and Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in HIV-Infected and At-Risk Rwandan Women." Journal of Women's Health 18 (11): 1783-1791.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Genocide, Health, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Post-Conflict, Sexual Violence, Rape, SV against women Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda Keywords: mental health, HIV/AIDS, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, genocide, war rape

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    Improvement in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Post-Conflict Rwandan Women

    Cohen, Mardge H., Qiuhu Shi, Mary Fabri, Henriette Mukanyonga, Xiaoto Cai, Donald R. Hoover, and Kathryn Anastos. 2011. "Improvement in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Post-Conflict Rwandan Women." Journal of Women's Health 20 (9): 1325-1332.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Women, Genocide, Health, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Post-Conflict, Sexual Violence, Rape Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda Keywords: posttraumatic stress disorder, mental health, HIV/AIDS, genocide, war rape

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    Impact of Combat and Sexual Harassment on the Severity of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Men and Women Peacekeepers in Somalia

    Fontana, Alan, Brett Litz, and Robert Rosenheck. 2000. "Impact of Combat and Sexual Harassment on the Severity of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Men and Women Peacekeepers in Somalia." Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 188 (3): 163-169.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Gender, Women, Men, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Peacekeeping, Peace Processes, Sexual Violence, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Somalia Keywords: sexual assault, posttraumatic stress disorder, peacekeepers

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    Somatic Panic-Attack Equivalents in a Community Sample of Rwandan Widows Who Survived the 1994 Genocide

    Hagengimana, Athanase, Devon Hinton, Bruce Bird, Mark Pollack, and Roger K. Pitman. 2003. "Somatic Panic-Attack Equivalents in a Community Sample of Rwandan Widows Who Survived the 1994 Genocide." Psychiatric Research 117 (1): 1-9.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda Keywords: widows, genocide, mental health, trauma, depression

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    Evaluating Health Realization for Coping Among Refugee Women

    Halcón, Linda. L., Cheryl L. Robertson, and Karen A. Monsen. 2010. "Evaluating Health Realization for Coping Among Refugee Women." Journal of Loss and Trauma 15 (5): 408-425.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Refugee/IDP Camps, Gender, Women, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Ethiopia, Somalia Keywords: mental health, female refugees, posttraumatic stress disorder, trauma, torture

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    Group Counseling with Traumatized East African Refugee Women in the United States

    Loewy, Michael I., DiAnna T. Williams, and Aster Keleta. 2002. "Group Counseling with Traumatized East African Refugee Women in the United States." The Journal for Specialists in Group Work 27 (2): 173-191.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender, Women, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma Regions: Africa, East Africa, Americas, North America Countries: United States of America Keywords: mental health, female refugees, trauma, counseling

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    The Darfur Crisis: Associated Mental Health Problems among Internally Displaced Women

    Musa, Saif A., and Abdalla A.R.M. Hamid. 2010. "The Darfur Crisis: Associated Mental Health Problems among Internally Displaced Women." Journal of Muslim Mental Health 5 (1): 120-30.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, IDPs, Refugee/IDP Camps, Gender, Women, Health, Mental Health, Trauma Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Sudan Keywords: mental health, internally displaced people, trauma

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