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20031001 Mental health and conflict World Bank


20031001 Mental health and conflict World Bank

The World Bank Social Development Notes
Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction

This note discusses the relevance and design of mental health care interventions in post-conflict situations. Mental health disorders and psychosocial problems arising from conflict need to be addressed as part of post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation efforts. The note presents a conceptual framework for mental health interventions in post-conflict settings and illustrations from West Bank-Gaza, Bosnia, Burundi and Uganda.