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The mental health of refugees

The mental health of refugees

ecological approaches to healing and adaptation

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Mental health,
  • Refugees -- Mental health services,
  • Cultural psychiatry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes

    Statementedited by Kenneth E. Miller, Lisa M. Rasco
    ContributionsMiller, Kenneth E., 1963-, Rasco, Lisa M., 1970-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.R43 M46 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 429 p. :
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17124049M
    ISBN 100805841725
    LC Control Number2003064154

    Sep 06,  · Methods: We searched and compiled literature on prevalence and risk factors for common mental health problems related to migration, the effect of cultural influences on health and illness, and clinical strategies to improve mental health care for immigrants and thebindyagency.com by: This book offers a unique angle of vision from which to consider how mental health professionals can respond effectively to the psychological needs of communities displaced by Cited by:

    Refugee Behavioral Health National and Regional Resources Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ORR provides refugees and other eligible populations with opportunities to maximize their potential in the United States. The health of those forced to flee is a major priority for UNHCR. The Refugee Convention states that refugees should enjoy access to health services equivalent to that of the host population, while everyone has the right under international law to the highest standards of physical and mental health.

    Jan 02,  · Meeting the mental health needs of refugees and asylum seekers - Volume Issue 3 - Panos Vostanis. Skip to main Mental health and trauma in asylum seekers landing in Sicily in a descriptive study of neglected invisible wounds. Conflict and Health, Vol. 11, Issue. 1,Cited by: Sep 14,  · Refugees and mental health: 'These people are stronger than us' After months of fear and uncertainty, even refugees who have reached safety face a psychological battle to get back on their feet.


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Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of the mental health needs of refugees and asylum seekers. It looks at the impact of migration on mental health and adjustment, collective trauma, individual identity, and diagnostic thebindyagency.com by: Nearly 70 million people today are refugees or forcibly-displaced migrants.

More than half of them are children suffering from the effects of dislocation and violence. This book provides a framework to guide mental health providers who work with refugees and thebindyagency.com: The Mental Health of Refugees: Ecological Approaches to Healing and Adaptation is an essential reference for all professionals who seek to serve members of this vulnerable population, for those who train and supervise them, and for program administrators and policymakers concerned with refugee well-being.

It is also an excellent resource for Author: Kenneth E. Miller. At its Seventy-second World Health Assembly in Maythe Health Assembly will discuss a report ‘Promoting the health of refugees and migrants, Draft global action plan, Its development is in response to a request by the Health Assembly in resolution WHA on promoting the health.

Syrian Refugee Health Profile. Source: World Health Organization, Given the complexity of the situation in Syria and the extreme violence and uncertainty that many Syrian refugees have experienced first-hand, the prevalence of mild-to-moderate or severe.

This volume will be a substantial contribution to the literature on mental health in refugee and post-conflict populations, as it details the state of the evidence regarding the mental health of war survivors living in areas of former conflict as well as refugees and asylum-seekers.

Many refugees develop a mistrust of authority figures due to repressive governments in their country of origin. Fear of authority and a lack of awareness regarding mental health issues prevent refugee children and their families from seeking medical help. Aug 12,  · Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of the mental health needs of refugees and asylum seekers.

It looks at the impact of migration on mental health and adjustment, collective trauma, individual identity, and diagnostic fallacies. Furthermore, though we all know that there is still plenty of stigma about mental ill-health in this country, in many other cultures that stigma is still much more pronounced.

It is just not a subject that can be openly discussed. Somatisation among refugees is frequently high as physical pain is so much more acceptable than psychological pain. This book brings together an international group of experts on the mental health of refugees who have pioneered a new approach to healing the psychological wounds of war and forced migration.

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to prepare healthcare providers in high-income countries to deal with mental health and psychosocial issues among resettled Syrian refugees. The Mental Health of Refugees: Ecological Approaches to Healing and Adaptation is an essential reference for all professionals who seek to serve members of this vulnerable population, for those who train and supervise them, and for program administrators and policymakers concerned with refugee well-being.

It is also an excellent resource for. Refugees can be at higher risk for developing mental health problems as a result of experiencing war, persecution, and oppression in their country of origin.

The cumulative effects of fleeing to safety, leaving one’s home, living in refugee camps, being in constant transition, feeling in limbo, resettling in a new country, and living in social isolation, compounds mental.

Nov 20,  · Mental Health Treatments Research has shown that immigrants and refugees underutilize mental health services. This can be for a variety of reasons including the stigma associated with mental health in many cultures, the inability to properly diagnose because of cultural and linguistic barriers, less access to health insurance, lack of Author: Elizabeth Wieling, Catherine Solheim, Lekie Dwanyen.

UCDAR Consortium will develop a culturally-sensitive, gender-sensitive training program in refugee mental health, telemedicine, health informatics, and mobile health for primary care doctors and nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, medical, nursing, and public health students, refugee community health workers, and refugees.

The UI College of Public Health, UI Human Rights Center, Linn County Public Health and Johnson County Public Health, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Human Services, Bureau of Refugee Services, hosted a workshop in June titled: Enhancing mental health and psychosocial support for refugee families in Iowa: What providers need to know.

In addition, the living conditions of resettlement or housing insecurity upon coming to the United States further impact refugees' health by inserting them into communities or situations where access to care is limited.

This is a significant problem, especially for refugees with chronic and mental health conditions. Sep 16,  · Buy Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers 1 by Dinesh Bhugra, Tom Craig, Kamaldeep Bhui (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). The Mental Health of Refugees: Ecological Approaches to Healing and Adaptation is an essential reference for all professionals who seek to serve members of this vulnerable population, for those who train and supervise them, and for program administrators and policymakers concerned with refugee well-being.

It is also an excellent resource for Brand: Taylor And Francis. Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of the mental health needs of refugees and asylum seekers.

It looks at the impact of migration on mental health and adjustment, collective trauma, individual identity, and diagnostic fallacies. A practical section highlights cultural factors, ethno-psychopharmacology, therapeutic interaction. Get this from a library!

Mental health of refugees and asylum seekers. [Dinesh Bhugra; T K J Craig; Kamaldeep Bhui;] -- Many refugees and asylum seekers have left their country due to persecution, war, or appalling violations of their human rights.

They therefore often have specific mental health needs. This book.The experience of being a refugees: insights from the research literature --The acculturation process and refugee behavior --Migration and psychopathology --Psychopathology and social disruption in refugees --Experiences in a first asylum country: Thailand --An Israeli experience with Falasha refugees --Indochiness refugees in community and.thebindyagency.com Refugee Mental Health Refugee Mental Health: Issues for the New Millennium Edited by the Center for Credentialing & Education CE Hours: 2 Course Introduction Many refugees leave their homes to escape life-threatening situations such as natural and man-made disasters, persecution, and human rights violations.