Comment: Who benefits from psychosocial support interventions in humanitarian settings?

In this issue of The Lancet Global Health, Marianna Purgato and colleagues1 evaluate the outcomes of focused psychosocial support for children and adolescents in humanitarian settings. This support is a vital area of research for global health because of the disproportionate burden in humanitarian settings of mental and physical health problems entangled with negative outcomes in education and livelihood, as well as vulnerability to and perpetration of violence.

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