Abstract

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (IASC, 2007) promote the provision of basic needs and community/family supports as key approaches to improve the overall wellbeing of people affected by crises, including conflict.

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Two Special sections: about long term perspectives on mental health and psychosocial programming in (post) conflict settings and a section dedicated to the mental health consequences of the Syrian war. 

November 2013 - Volume 11 - Number 3

SPECIAL SECTION

Inter-agency coordination of mental health and psychosocial support for refugees and people displaced in Syria
Authors:
Eloul, Liyam; Quosh, Constanze; Ajlani, Rawan; Avetisyan, Naira; Barakat, Mouta; Barakat, Lidia; Ikram, Mohammad Waleed; Shammas, Louay; Diekkamp, Victoria

ARTICLES

The Swedish support to Bosnia Herzegovina: rebuilding mental health services after the war
Authors:
Lagerkvist, Bengt; Mehic-Basara, Nermana; Ceric, Ismet; Jacobsson, Lars

REVIEWS

In this issue attention to child friendly spaces, forced motherhood as a legacy of war, gender based violence survivors and Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. And there is a reflection about psychological support during an ebola outbreak in DR Congo.

July 2013 - Volume 11 - Number 2

From the editor
Authors:
Ventevogel, Peter

ARTICLES

Child friendly spaces: a systematic review of the the current evidence base on outcomes and impact
Authors:
Ager, Alastair; Metzler, Janna; Vojta, Marisa; Savage, Kevin

FIELD REPORTS

Psychosocial support for Bhutanese refugees in Nepal
Authors:
Reiffers, Relinde; Dahal, Ram Prasad; Koirala, Suraj; Gerritzen, Renee; Upadhaya, Nawaraj; Luitel, Nagendra P.; Bhattarai, Shaligram; Jordans, Mark J.D.
'Against all odds': UNHCR's mental health and and psychosocial support programma for Iraqi refugees and internally displaced Syrians
Authors:
Harrison, Sarah; Dahman, Riwa; Ismail, Maha; Saada, Edith; Hassan, Maysaa; Hassan, Rasha; Khalifa, Adam Musa; Schilperoord, Marian

REFLECTIONS, COMMENTS, LETTERS

REVIEWS

This issue opens the second decade of Intervention. Figures and trends of the first are presented. Therapeutic developments in an article on single session therapy and on the use of photography fostering post-traumatic growth.

March 2013 - Volume 11 - Number 1

CURRENT ISSUE

December 2014 - Volume 12 - Number 4

2014 SUPPLEMENT editionNEXT FRONTIERS for Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing in Low Income and Conflict Affected Settings.

November 2014 - Volume 12 - Number 3

This issue contains a special section on rehabilitation of former child soldiers. The editor in chief presens the dilemma: labels and the power to harm.

July 2014 - Volume 12 - Number 2

In this issue the editor-in-chief touches questions of the evidence base of interventions. There is a special debate with discussion on Narrative Exposure Therapy, including a number of invited comments from the professional network.

March 2014 - Volume 12 - Number 1

The editors announce changes around the journal, which now has a new look and (sub)title, and an appeal for widening diversity and dynamism.The issue contains a special section on peacebuilding and psychosocial work, in a context of wider social change.

November 2013 - Volume 11 - Number 3

Two Special sections: about long term perspectives on mental health and psychosocial programming in (post) conflict settings and a section dedicated to the mental health consequences of the Syrian war. 

July 2013 - Volume 11 - Number 2

In this issue attention to child friendly spaces, forced motherhood as a legacy of war, gender based violence survivors and Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. And there is a reflection about psychological support during an ebola outbreak in DR Congo.