31 October 2012

Focus: Health

An article entitled "Non-clinicians' Judgments about Asylum Seekers' Mental Health: How Do Legal Representatives of Asylum Seekers Decide When to Request Medico-legal Reports?" has just been published as an open access text in the European Journal of Psychotraumatology (vol. 3, 2012).  One of the authors is Jane Herlihy who is with the Centre for the Study of Emotion and Law, a co-organizer of the upcoming seminar series on "Refugee Protection and Psychology."

Other publications:

"Evaluating the Mental Health Training Needs of Community-based Organizations Serving Refugees," Advances in Social Work, vol. 13, no. 2 (2012) [open access text]
Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health into Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (WHO et al., Oct. 2012) [text]

Mental Health Needs Not Being Met for Immigrants and Refugees (CERIS, Sept. 2012) [text]

"Occupational Upheaval During Resettlement and Migration: Findings of Global Ethnography With Refugees With Disabilities," OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, vol. 32, no. 1 (Suppl.) (Winter 2012) [full-text via Creighton University]

"Refugees’ views of the Effectiveness of Support Provided by their Host Countries," European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 3 (2012) [open access text]

"A Study of Complementary Therapies and Counselling: An Integrative Model for Refugee Health Care," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 12(Suppl 1):P368 (June 2012) [open access text]

Torture: Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture, vol. 22, no. 1 (2012) [access]
- Issue includes "Prospective one-year treatment outcomes of tortured refugees: a psychiatric approach," "Social support, coping and posttraumatic stress symptoms in young refugees," and "Complementary and alternative medicine in the treatment of refugees and survivors of torture: a review and proposal for action."

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