Risk Of Offensive/Incorrect Content: Mental Illness Affects a Fifth of People Living in War Zones

The article below may contain offensive and/or incorrect content.

Source:

One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses. The findings highlight the long-term impact of war-induced crises in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen, the UN's health agency said, and the numbers are significantly higher than in peacetime...

Brought to you by SocialPsychology Network