This is reproduced below. Background The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka has many root causes and consequences that are closely interlinked. However, given its complexities, it should not be assumed that these causes are part of linear historical processes where one event led to another.
Ruwan M Jayatunge M. The Sri Lankan society experienced a 30 year prolonged armed conflict that changed the psychological landscape of the Islanders. A large number of combatants, civilians and the members of the LTTE underwent the detrimental repercussions of combat trauma.
Following the armed conflict in Sri Lanka over 90, people lost their lives and thousands of families are still grieving.
A large numbers became physical and psychological casualties of the war.
The war trauma still echoes in the Sri Lankan society. War trauma represents a horrendous experience to the Sri Lankans. The Sri Lankan society is still struggling with the negative aftermath of the 30 year armed conflict.
If not addressed effectively the psychological scars following combat can stay behind for many years. It can change the psychological markup of people making them more dysfunctional.
Although mental disorders are a major public health problem, the development of mental health services has been a low priority everywhere, particularly in low- and middle-income countries Minas, War trauma has impacted the Sri Lankan society in every level. The social fabric has been severely damaged.
It has become a part of social experience and memory.
As the Salvadorian psychologist Martin-Baro wrote of his own country, what was left traumatized were not just Salvadorian individuals, but Salvadorian society. This expression is totally applicable to Sri Lanka. During the post war period interpersonal violence, child abuse, rape, alcohol and drug abuse, social violence have been increased in significant numbers.
Many of these social maladies have direct or indirect connections with war trauma. Deplorably Psychological wounds of the Eelam war were not adequately addressed and the deleterious effect of combat trauma impacts the post war Sri Lankan society.
Ina hand bomb was thrown at the Kankesanturai Police Station. The Eelam War started in and lasted until Over the years, the Sri Lankans saw a bloody war that destroyed thousands of lives.
Many civilians as well as the members of the armed forces became the physical and psychological casualties of the war. From Independence in to untilSri Lanka had a relatively small Army that was less professional and regarded as a ceremonial army.May 03, · 1.
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Consequences of Conflict in Sri Lanka Political consequence consequence (SC). (PC), Economic consequence (EC), and Social PC: Political consequence is an important consequence of the Sri Lankan Conflict. Armed conflict arose out of the intense displeasure of the Tamils at their discrimination. An armed .
The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka has many root causes and consequences that are closely interlinked. However, given its complexities, it should not be assumed that these causes are part of linear historical processes where one event led to another.