Community Violence and Trauma in El Salvador: Risks and Protective Factors among Salvadoran Youth in School Settings

Investigators: Lisseth Rojas-Flores, PhD, Sofia Herrera, PhD, and Joseph M. Currier, PhD

Project Description

This study examines the impact of community violence on adolescents in school settings in El Salvador. This project was designed to examine the prevalence of PTSD, psychological distress, depression and alcohol use, and the risk and protective factors associated with these outcomes among school-aged youth in middle and high schools.
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