Conflict, Resilience, and Health Program

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

Global Justice Program


Books | Articles | Policy Briefs


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

Policy briefs:

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


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

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. 

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

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. Anxiety, Depression, and Posttraumatic Stress in Iranian Survivors of Chemical Warfare. Journal of the American Medical Association 296(5): 560-566, 2006.

Moran M, Khoshnood K, Ramahi TM, Khawaja M, Inhorn M. 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 2011.

Panter-Brick C, Grimon, Marie-Pascale, and Eggerman M (2013). Caregiver-child mental health: A prospective study in conflict and refugee settings. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (in press).

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.

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. 

Panter-Brick C, Eggerman M, Gonzalez V, Safdar S (2009). Ongoing violence, social 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.

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.

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

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.