publication . Thesis

Can school lessons devised using psychological theories and therapeutic approaches positively impact on the mental health and emotional intelligence of young people affected by war including ex-child soldiers in Northern Uganda?

Radoja, Stevan;
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  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The aim of this investigation was to identify if school lessons, which were designed to incorporate psychological theories and therapeutic approaches, could improve the mental health and/or emotional intelligence of the students being taught the lessons (N=76). The lessons (the intervention program) were designed by the researcher and taught by local teachers at 11 secondary schools to year 7 and year 8 pupils in an area of Northern Uganda where a civil war had taken place during the previous 22 years between a rebel group and government forces. The study comprised the intervention group who were taught the lessons over 2 years and a control group living in the ...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
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