upr-header-1.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
UPR doesn’t happen without YOU! Help us reach our goal today as we spring to the finish line. GIVE NOW

Emotional Toll of War Weighs on Iraqi Children

Iraqi psychologists visit schools in an effort to assess the mental-health effects of the war on the nation's children. Experts say many children are suffering flashbacks, nightmares and other symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

Copyright 2003 NPR

Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.