07 March 2017

Thematic Focus: Mental Health

Events & opportunity:

Seminar: Migration and Psychology: Research on Migration and Clinical Work with Refugees, Oslo, 9 March 2017 [info]

1st Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference: Facing Challenges, Sydney, 29-31 March 2017 [info]

CFP: Traumatized Refugees: Scope, Needs, Clinical Interventions [info]
- Contributions sought for European Journal of Psychotraumatology; submission deadline is 30 March 2017.


Challenges to Providing Mental Health Care in Immigration Detention, Working Paper, no. 19 (Global Detention Project, Dec. 2016) [text]

Current Migration Situation in the EU: Torture, Trauma and its Possible Impact on Drug Use (EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, Feb. 2017) [text via Refworld]

European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 8, no. 1 (2017) [open access]
- A number of articles published 25 Jan. 2017 focus on refugees; browse through contents to locate.

Invisible Wounds: The Impact of Six Years of War on the Mental Health of Syria’s Children (Save the Children, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Mental Health and Refugees: Position Paper (Canadian Council for Refugees, March 2016) [text via Refworld]

"Mental Health of African Asylum-seekers and Refugees in Hong Kong: Using the Social Determinants of Health Framework," BMC Public Health, 17:153 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

"The Mental Health Status of Refugees and Asylum Seekers Attending a Refugee Health Clinic Including Comparisons with a Matched Sample of Australian-born Residents," BMC Psychiatry, 17:76 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

"Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Resulting from Torture and Other Traumatic Events among Syrian Kurdish Refugees in Kurdistan Region, Iraq," Frontiers in Psychology, 20 Feb. 2017 [open access]

"Psychosocial Interventions for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Refugees and Asylum Seekers Resettled in High-income Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis," PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171030 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

"The Role of Social Capital in Explaining Mental Health Inequalities between Immigrants and Swedish-born: A Population-based Cross-sectional Study," BMC Public Health, 17:117 (Jan. 2017) [open access]

"A Systematic Review of Studies with a Representative Sample of Refugees and Asylum Seekers Living in the Community for Participation in Mental Health Research," BMC Medical Research Methodology, 17:37 (March 2017) [open access]

Trauma Sensitive Interventions: Helping Asylum Applicants Receive Protection (ImmigrationProf Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Mental Health (25 Jan. 2017)
- Thematic Focus: Mental Health & the Asylum Process (14 Nov. 2016)

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