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.

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
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST