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.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET