Impact of a terrorist attack on the mental health of directly exposed French adolescents: study protocol for the first step of the AVAL Cohort Study - Grenon M, Consigny M, Lemey C, Simson JP, Coulon N.

Background: Several terrorist attacks have recently taken place in France and Europe. Various studies have shown a high prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other psychiatric disorders among the victims of these attacks. Neverthel...
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