Conflict, Resilience, and Health Program

at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale

Global Justice Program


Policy Briefs | Books | Review Articles | Articles on culture, resilience & health | Articles on peace building | Articles on humanitarian settings

Policy Briefs:

Ager A, Annan J, Panter-Brick C (2013).  Resilience – From Conceptualization to effective intervention. Policy Brief for Humanitarian and Development Agencies. 


Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Families and Child Development. Edited by James Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick, and Rima Salah.  MIT Press (2014). Promotional text. Frontmatter.

Medical Humanitarianism: Ethnographies of Practice. Edited by Sharon Abramowitz and Catherine Panter-Brick. Penn University Press (forthcoming).

Review Articles:

Panter-Brick C, Burgess A, Eggerman M, McAllister F, Pruett K, Leckman J (2014). Engaging Fathers: Recommendations for a Game Change in Parenting Interventions based on a systematic review of the global evidence base. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, published online 1 July, DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12280.

Panter-Brick C and Leckman J (2013). Resilience in Child Development: Interconnected Pathways to Wellbeing. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 54:4, 333-336.

Tol WA, Patel V, Tomlinson M, Baingana F, Galappatti A, Silove D, Sondorp E, van Ommeren M, Wessells M, and Panter-Brick C (2012).  Relevance or excellence? Setting research priorities for mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in humanitarian settings. Harvard Review of Psychiatry 20(1): 25-36.

Tol W, Patel V, Tomlinson M, Baingana F, Galappatti A, Panter-Brick C, Silove D, Sondorp E, Wessells M, Van Ommeren M (2011). Research priorities for mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings.  PLOS Medicine 8(9):1-5.

Fazel M, Reed RV, Panter-Brick C, and Stein A (2011).  Mental health of refugee and internally displaced children resettled in high-income countries: risk and protective factors. The Lancet 379(9812): 266-282.

Reed RV, Fazel M, Jones L, Panter-Brick C, and Stein A (2011). Mental health of displaced and refugee children resettled in low and middle-income countries: risk and protective factors. The Lancet 379(9812): 250-265.

Articles on culture, resilience & health:

Panter-Brick C, Grimon, Marie-Pascale, and Eggerman M (2014). Caregiver-child mental health: A prospective study in conflict and refugee settings. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 55(4): 313-327.

Panter-Brick C, Goodman A, Tol W, Eggerman M (2011). Mental health and childhood adversities: A longitudinal study in Kabul, Afghanistan.  Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 50(4):349-363.

Eggerman M and Panter-Brick C (2010). Suffering, hope, and entrapment: Resilience and cultural values in Afghanistan. Social Science & Medicine 71:71-83.

Panter-Brick C, Eggerman M, Gonzalez V, Safdar S (2009). Violence, suffering and mental health: A school-based survey in Afghanistan.  The Lancet 374: 807-16.

Panter-Brick C, Eggerman M, Mojadidi A, McDade T (2008). Social stressors, mental health, and physiological stress in an urban elite of young Afghans in Kabul.  American Journal of Human Biology 20(6):627-641.

Articles on peace building:

Sunar D, Kagitcibasi C, Leckman J, Britto P, Panter-Brick C, Pruett K, Reyes W, Hodges W, Zonderman A, Yazgan Y, Göksel A and Sirali Y (2013).  Is early childhood relevant to peacebuilding? Journal of Peacebuilding & Development. 8(3): 81-85.

Articles on humanitarian settings:

Todd CS, Macdonald D, Khoshnood K, Mansoor GF, Eggerman M, Panter-Brick C (2012). Opiate use, treatment, and harm reduction in Afghanistan: Recent changes and future directions. International Journal of Drug Policy 23 (5)341-345.

Moran M, Khoshnood K, Ramahi TM, Khawaja M, Inhorn M (2011) Violent Conflict and Population Health in the Middle East. Editorial: Special Issue of Journal Global Public Health on Violent Conflict and Population Health in the Middle East, July.

Griffin N, Khoshnood K. Opium Trade, Insurgency and HIV/AIDS in Afghanistan: Relationships and Regional Consequences (2010). Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. Suppl 22(3) 159S-167s.

Hampshire K, Panter-Brick C, Kilpatrick K, Casiday RE (2009). Saving lives, preserving livelihoods: Understanding risk, decision-making and child health in a food crisis. Social Science & Medicine 68(4): 758-765.

Hampshire K, Casiday R, Kilpatrick K, Panter-Brick C. (2009) The social context of childcare practices and child malnutrition in Niger’s recent food crisis. Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy and Management 33(1):132-151.

Hashemian F, Khoshnood K., Desai MM, Falahati F, Kasl S, and Southwick S (2006). Anxiety, Depression, and Posttraumatic Stress in Iranian Survivors of Chemical Warfare. Journal of the American Medical Association 296(5): 560-566.