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Rwanda – lasting imprints of a genocide: trauma, mental health and psychosocial conditions in survivors, former prisoners and their children

Overview of attention for article published in Conflict and Health, March 2013
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Title
Rwanda – lasting imprints of a genocide: trauma, mental health and psychosocial conditions in survivors, former prisoners and their children
Published in
Conflict and Health, March 2013
DOI 10.1186/1752-1505-7-6
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Authors

Heide Rieder, Thomas Elbert

Abstract

The 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda left about one million people dead in a period of only three months. The present study aimed to examine the level of trauma exposure, psychopathology, and risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in survivors and former prisoners accused of participation in the genocide as well as in their respective descendants.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Hungary 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Uganda 1 <1%
Unknown 274 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 51 18%
Researcher 42 15%
Student > Bachelor 31 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 5%
Other 36 13%
Unknown 75 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 47 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 46 17%
Social Sciences 33 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 4%
Other 35 13%
Unknown 85 31%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 33. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 November 2023.
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#1,171,758
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Outputs from Conflict and Health
#66
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Outputs of similar age
#8,468
of 202,981 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Conflict and Health
#3
of 7 outputs
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