A Study: Mental Disorders in Women Survivors of Human Trafficking

A study from BioMed Central Psychiatry was conducted in response to reports of women survivors of human trafficking suffering from symptoms of mental disorders. The purpose of the study was to describe the risk factors for diagnosed mental disorder among women survivors, which had not been researched in the past. Survivors used for the study were Moldova residents who experienced human trafficking as defined by the United Nations. Interviews were conducted to inquire about victims’ past experience with domestic abuse, trafficking, post-trafficking psychiatric condition, and their perceived social stressors. …

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