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Prevalence of PTSD symptoms in children: The cost of the inadequate mental health system in Pakistan

Iqra Mushtaque*

Published: 15 June, 2022 | Volume 6 - Issue 1 | Pages: 029-031

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that affects not only military veterans but also the general public specifically children. They may replay the event and its aftermath, avoid talking about it, have low self-esteem, and be unable to develop meaningful connections. Mentally sick individuals in Pakistan frequently face an obstacle, as discussing mental health is taboo. Mentally ill people are publicly humiliated in Pakistan, and sufferers are occasionally referred to as “pagal.” Even parents ignore the symptoms of their children. 

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Childhood abuse; Inter-parental conflict; Mental health; Pakistan


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