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Study Explored Impact of Russian Invasion on Mental Health in Ukraine 2014 – Adolescents in War-Region Experienced High War Trauma and Daily Stress


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety were more likely in adolescents exposed to war than those living outside the war-affected region in Ukraine. The unique study conducted by the Research Centre for Child Psychiatry of the University of Turku is the largest epidemiological study using standardised measures that examined the impact of the Russia–Ukraine war 2014 on the mental health of adolescents.

Events at the Library for the On My Mind Week


At the beginning of October, the On My Mind project will hold a week of events on 4-10 October. The library is also participating in the week with several events. The student-led project is carried out by the Student Union of the University of Turku (TYY) and the University of Turku. The aim of the project is to promote low-threshold, early access to mental health support services; break down prejudices and stigmas to do with mental health; and share good practices that promote the well-being of students' mental health.