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Iraqi Children Suffer Mental Stress from War

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Iraqi Children Suffer Mental Stress from War

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Iraqi Children Suffer Mental Stress from War

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A new study in Iraq surveyed 2,500 kids, randomly chosen from a middle-income area of north Baghdad, to see if researchers could determine the effects of the war on their mental health. Dr. Mohammed al-Aboudi, Iraq's national mental health adviser, speaks with Linda Wertheimer about the findings.

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