Posttraumatic stress and functional impairment in Kenyan children following the 1998 American Embassy bombing.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This study examined a convenience sample of 562 Nairobi school children exposed to the 1998 bombing of the American Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. Posttraumatic stress reactions to the bombing were related to posttraumatic stress reactions to other trauma and to peritraumatic reaction. Self-reported functional impairment was minimal.

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Cited Authors

  • Pfefferbaum, B; North, CS; Doughty, DE; Gurwitch, RH; Fullerton, CS; Kyula, J

Published Date

  • April 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 73 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 133 - 140

PubMed ID

  • 12769235

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9432

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/0002-9432.73.2.133


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States