20 October 2017

Thematic Focus: Mental Health

Confronting the Mental Health Emergency on Samos and Lesbos: Why the Containment of Asylum Seekers on Greek Islands Must End (MSF, Oct. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Creative Arts Therapies as Temporary Home for Refugees: Insights from Literature and Practice," Behavioral Sciences, vol. 7, no. 4 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"Development and Preliminary Validation of Refugee Trauma History Checklist (RTHC): A Brief Checklist for Survey Studies," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 14, no. 10 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

*Executive Summary: Rapid Assessment of Mental Health, Psychosocial Needs and Services for Unaccompanied Children in Greece (Unicef, Oct. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (ICRC, 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Insecurity, Distress and Mental Health: Experimental and Randomized Controlled Trials of a Psychosocial Intervention for Youth Affected by the Syrian Crisis," Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Early View, 2 Oct. 2017 [open access]
- See also related Yale News story.

"Mental Health Assessments in Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Evaluation of a Tablet-assisted Screening Software," Conflict and Health, 11:18 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"Multidisciplinary Treatment for Traumatized Refugees in a Naturalistic Setting: Symptom Courses and Predictors," European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 8, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

"Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression and Anxiety among North Korean Refugees: A Meta-Analysis," Psychiatry Investigation, vol. 14, no. 5 (Sept. 2017) [full-text via PubMed]

"Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a Clinical Sample of Refugees: A Network Analysis," European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 8, suppl. 3 (2017) [open access]

Teaching about Refugees: Guidance on Working with Refugee Children Struggling with Stress and Trauma (UNHCR, 2017) [text]


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- Thematic Focus: Health (29 Sept. 2017)

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