The Trauma of War Reflected in Drawings by Chechen Children

These Chechen refugee children’s drawings were presented by Chechen psychiatrist Dr. Kyuri Idrisov at a meeting in Washington, DC on June 2, 2000.
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During the 1994-96 Russian war against Chechnya, Dr. Idrisov provided medical and surgical care to the wounded. 
His current work focuses on treating adolescents suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, torture victims who survived filtration camps, mothers of missing persons and other victims of the Russian war against Chechnya. 



Dr. Idrisov’s visit was sponsored by the Sakharov Center USA and IDEE