Postwar environment and long-term mental health problems in former child soldiers in Northern Uganda: the WAYS study

Kennedy Amone-P'olak (Lead / Corresponding author), Jan Stochl, Emilio Ovuga, Rosemary Abbott, Richard Meiser-Stedman, Tim J. Croudace, Peter B. Jones

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War experiences (WE) and postwar environments (PWE) are associated with mental ill-health. The present study aims to investigate the pathways from WE and PWE to mental ill-health and to define opportunities for intervention through analysis of the war-affected youths study (WAYS) cohort study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)425-430
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Issue number5
Early online date3 Jan 2014
Publication statusPublished - May 2014



  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology

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