Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Kenya: Nakuru IDPs Harbour Suicidal Thoughts

Category : News

Many internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in Nakuru County are considering ending their lives because of the harsh living conditions they have experienced since the 2007/2008 post-election violence (PEV).

In a study published earlier this month by BMC Public Health, the victims of the violence that brought Kenya literally to its knees, say they regret being born and wonder when their misery will end.

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The mental health, quality of life and life satisfaction of IDPs in Nakuru, Kenya.

Category : Journal Article

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are among the most vulnerable people in the world today. Previous research highlights that conflict-induced forced displacement can cause problems with mental health and wellbeing. This study aimed to contribute to this body of knowledge by investigating the mental health, quality of life, and life satisfaction among IDPs living in Nakuru, Kenya.

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