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Civilians are on Fire: Twelve Months of Traumatic Stress and Moral Injury in Ukrainians Under the Russian Invasion
February 27 at 17:00 to 18:00 GMT
Monday 27 February 2023, 5 pm
Winstanley Lecture Theatre
Larysa Zasiekina is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University and Director of the Ukrainian Psychotrauma Center. She is a leading expert in PTSD, moral injury, continuous traumatic stress, and cultural aspects of the traumatic memory.
This study was initiated as part of the project “Moral Injury and Healing of Combatants: Neurocognitive Correlates and Psychological Interventions,” funded by the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science. Of particular concern is moral injury and associated mental health symptoms in civilians compared to military service members.
Abstract available here