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Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children Who Have Been Associated with Fighting Forces

Some lessons from Sierra Leone
  • Ian Clifton-Everest
Part of the International and Cultural Psychology Series book series (ICUP)

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Mental Health Psychosocial Worker Past Action Mental Health Worker Child Soldier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Clifton-Everest
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  1. 1.London Metropolitan UniversityLondon

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