Children in Africa with experiences of massive trauma
A research review
This report is a review of research on childrens psychological health related to post-war traumas and AIDS in Africa. It forms part of Sidas investigation to identify research for possible future support. It examines what has been achieved, points out knowledge gaps and identifies promising research groups and researchers. The review has been carried out by Dr. Suzanne Kaplan, a psychoanalyst with a PhD in Education. Dr. Kaplan has extensive research experience in the field of children with extreme traumatization. She is affiliated to the Programme for Holocaust and Genocide studies, Uppsala University.