Anxiety resulting from torture

Other Names:
Torture victim's fear
In a recent study of victims of torture, nearly 25% of those studied suffered from anxiety or fear even after several years. Many victims suffer depression, nightmares and guilt, and are unable to hold down jobs. Another study indicated 75% of torture victims are subject to post-traumatic stress disorder.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET