Online Program

Mental health in a state of war:An intervention and service model for the children of gaza

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Jess Ghannam, School of Medicine, Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
We will present findings on the association between war trauma and symptoms of PTSD, anxiety and depression among children in Gaza. We have spent extended periods of time in Gaza and have invested in developing community-based mental health service models that address the needs of children living under strenuous circumstances.

Learning Areas:

Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Evaluate evidence for the association between war trauma and symptoms of PSD, anxiety and depression among children.

Keyword(s): War, Children's Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco, in psychiatry.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.