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A Snapshot of Psycho-social issues in Camp Living. A Sri Lankan landslide May 2016 in the Kegalle District.

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posted on 2018-09-06, 23:18 authored by Matt Broadway-Horner
Using survey data to measure the impact of a disaster on local population. Not enough people to make meaningful significance. Discussion on themes running through the field work
The participants were clustered into three different groups, which was divided according to age (Children, Adolescence, and Adults). The assessments utilized in the study were Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10+), Child Psychosocial Distress Screener (CPDS), The Children’s Revised Impact Scale (CRIES 13) and Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ 9). The sample consisted of 12 children, 13 adolescents and 51 adults in total. Interviews were mainly carried out in the language of Tamil and Sinhalese




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Lead author country

Sri Lanka

Lead author institution

Robert Gordon University


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