Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Children of Conflict Region of Kashmir (India): A Review VE01-VE03
Dr. Raheel Mushtaq,
Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Srinagar, J&K, India.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs due to traumatic events. The last two decades have seen various traumatic events in Kashmiri population, which has led to psychological impact on all population, especially children. PTSD is one of the psychiatric disorders occurring after witnessing of traumatic events. A review of literature regarding PTSD in children of Kashmir (India) has been done to assess the prevalence, causes, neurobiology, risk factors and psychiatric co morbidity associated with it.