Problem

Anxiety resulting from torture

Other Names:
Torture victim's fear
Incidence:

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.

Aggravates:
Nightmares
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
09.09.2019 – 20:04 CEST