The author wishes to thank Sheryl Olson, Michael Sayette, Scott Bunce, and Jocelyn Fiers-tien for helpful comments on earlier versions of this manuscript. Thanks also to the Centro de Investigaciónes en Salud de Comitán (CISC), in Chiapas, Mexico, and in particular to Pablo Farias, Associate Director of the Centro, for the critical support provided to this study. The interview data used in this study were transcribed by Amy Adorno, Sergio Criado, Adriana Irizarry, and Gabriela Teran. Finally, the author wishes to express his deep gratitude to the teachers in the two refugee camps in which this research was conducted. Without their collaboration, this study would not have been possible. This research was supported by grants from the Institute of Intercultural Studies, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), and the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan. This research was completed while the author was a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at the University of Michigan. Currently the author is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The Effects of State Terrorism and Exile on Indigenous Guatemalan Refugee Children: A Mental Health Assessment and an Analysis of Children's Narratives
Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
Volume 67, Issue 1, pages 89–106, February 1996
How to Cite
Miller, K. E. (1996), The Effects of State Terrorism and Exile on Indigenous Guatemalan Refugee Children: A Mental Health Assessment and an Analysis of Children's Narratives. Child Development, 67: 89–106. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.1996.tb01721.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
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