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  1. Research

    A Painful Purgatory: Grief and the Nicaraguan Mothers of the Disappeared

    Tully, Sheila R. 1995. “A Painful Purgatory: Grief and the Nicaraguan Mothers of the Disappeared.” Social Science & Medicine 40 (12): 1597–1610.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Households, Violence Regions: Americas, Central America Countries: Nicaragua Keywords: Mothers of the Disappeared, low intensity warfare, suffering, terror

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    A Narrative Study of Refugee Women Who Have Experienced Violence in the Context of War

    Berman, Helene, Estrella Rosa Irías Girón, and Antonia Ponce Marroquin. 2006. “A Narrative Study of Refugee Women Who Have Experienced Violence in the Context of War.” Canadian Journal of Nursing Research 38 (4): 32-53.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Sexual Violence, Rape, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, SV against Women, Torture, Sexual Torture, Violence Regions: Americas, Central America, North America, South America, Europe, Balkans, Eastern Europe Countries: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala Keywords: refugees, women, war, violence, trauma, narrative, health

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    The Psychological and Medical Sequelae of War in Central American Refugee Mothers and Children

    Locke, Catherine J., Karen Southwick, Lauren A. McCloskey, and Maria Eugenia Fernández-Esquer. 1996. "The Psychological and Medical Sequelae of War in Central American Refugee Mothers and Children." Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 150 (8): 822-28.

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    Topics: Age, Youth, Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender, Women, Girls, Boys, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Violence Regions: Americas, Central America Keywords: female refugees, refugee children, mental health, trauma

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among Salvadoran Women: Empirical Evidence and Description of Treatment

    Bowen, Deborah J., Lisa Carscadden, Kate Beighle, and India Fleming. 1992. "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among Salvadoran Women: Empirical Evidence and Description of Treatment." Women & Therapy 13 (3): 267-280.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender, Women, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma Regions: Americas, Central America Countries: El Salvador Keywords: trauma, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, female refugees, mental health

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    Growing up in Guerrilla Camps: The Long-Term Impact of Being a Child Soldier in El Salvador’s Civil War

    Dickson-Gómez, Julia. 2002. “Growing up in Guerrilla Camps: The Long-Term Impact of Being a Child Soldier in El Salvador’s Civil War.” Ethos 30 (4): 327–56.

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    Topics: Age, Youth, Armed Conflict, Civil Wars, Combatants, Child Soldiers, Gender, Girls, Boys, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Non-State Armed Groups Regions: Americas, Central America Countries: El Salvador

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    Healing their Wounds: Guatemalan Refugee Women as Political Activists

    Light, Deborah. 1992. "Healing their Wounds: Guatemalan Refugee Women as Political Activists." Women & Therapy 13 (3): 297-308.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Ethnicity, Gender, Women, Governance, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Political Participation, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Americas, Central America Countries: Guatemala Keywords: activism, internally displaced, female refugees

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    Displaced Women in Settings of Continuing Armed Conflict

    Roe, Michael D. 1992. “Displaced Women in Settings of Continuing Armed Conflict.” Women & Therapy 13 (1-2): 89–10.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Displacement & Migration, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Gendered Power Relations, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Sexual Violence Regions: Americas, Central America, Asia, Southeast Asia Countries: Philippines Keywords: empowerment, female-headed households, gender subordination, migration adaptation

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