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Palestinian children experience high rates of PTSD, depression from chronic violence

Years of research on kids in Palestine have found high rates of post-traumatic stress and depression as a result of being exposed to chronic ethnic-political violence. Studies have also documented more aggressive behaviors and a greater likelihood of participating in violent political protests as adolescents and young adults.

NPR’s Rhitu Chatterjee reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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