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A qualitative analysis of parental loss and family separation among youth in post-conflict Liberia

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Between 1989 and 2003, the Republic of Liberia experienced a brutal civil war. In 2008, the population was approximately 3.5 million people, and there were an estimated 340,000 orphans. Nearly 6000 more children were orphaned by the Ebola epidemic from 2014–2015. The goal of this research was to explore the impact of parental loss, identify moderating factors, and consider interventions that could help vulnerable youth in post-conflict societies following the loss of a parent. Seventy-five yo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1080/17450128.2016.1262978

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Oppenheim, CE More by this author
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Jesus College
Plasky, NS More by this author
Harris, BL More by this author
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-16
Publication date:
2017-01-02
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EISSN:
1745-0136
ISSN:
1745-0128
Pubs id:
pubs:666904
URN:
uri:0b9f7c85-32cc-4ee8-97a5-61e102c67d86
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uuid:0b9f7c85-32cc-4ee8-97a5-61e102c67d86
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pubs:666904

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