17 September 2018

Thematic Focus: Mental Health - Pt. 1

"Assessing Trauma in a Transcultural Context: Challenges in Mental Health Care with Immigrants and Refugees," Public Health Reviews, 39:22 (Aug. 2018) [open access]

"Course of Mental Health in Refugees—A One Year Panel Survey," Frontiers in Psychiatry, 3 Aug. 2018 [open access]

"Differentiating ICD-11 Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder from Other Common Mental Disorders Based on Levels of Exposure to Childhood Adversities, the Traumas of Persecution and Postmigration Living Difficulties among Refugees from West Papua," BJPsych Open, vol. 4, no. 5 (Sept. 2018) [open access]

"'I prefer dying fast than dying slowly': How Institutional Abuse Worsens the Mental Health of Stranded Syrian, Afghan and Congolese Migrants on Lesbos Island Following the Implementation of EU-Turkey Deal," Conflict and Health, 12:38 (Sept. 2018) [open access]

In Rohingya Camps, Traditional Healers Fill a Gap in Helping Refugees Overcome Trauma (IRIN, July 2018) [text]

"A Life in Waiting: Refugees' Mental Health and Narratives of Social Suffering after European Union Border Closures in March 2016," Social Science & Medicine, vol. 215 (Oct. 2018) [open access]
- Focus is on Greece.

"Major Depressive Disorder Prevalence and Risk Factors among Syrian Asylum Seekers in Greece," BMC Public Health, 18:908 (July 2018) [open access]

"Mental Health Capacity Building in Refugee Primary Health Care Settings in Sub-Saharan Africa: Impact, Challenges and Gaps," Global Mental Health, vol. 5 (2018) [open access]

"The Mental Health of Asylum Seekers in Australia and the Role of Psychiatrists," BJPsych International, vol. 15, no. 3 (Aug. 2018) [open access]

"The Neural Dynamics of Deficient Memory Control in Heavily Traumatized Refugees," Scientific Reports, 8:13132 (Sept. 2018) [open access]
- See also related Univ. of Birmingham news story.

"Prevalence of Mental Distress among Syrian Refugees with Residence Permission in Germany: A Registry-Based Study, Frontiers in Psychiatry, 28 Aug. 2018 [open access]

"Self Help Plus: Study Protocol for a Cluster-randomised Controlled Trial of Guided Self-help with South Sudanese Refugee Women in Uganda," Global Mental Health, vol. 5 (2018) [open access]

"Syrian Adolescent Refugees: How Do They Cope during Their Stay in Refugee Camps?," Frontiers in Psychology, 20 July 2018 [open access]

"Syrian Refugees Living on the Edge: Policy and Practice Implications for Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing," International Migration, Early View, 3 Sept. 2018 [free full-text]
- Focuses on Syrians in Turkey.

"Translation, Adaptation, and Pilot of a Guided Self-help Intervention to Reduce Psychological Distress in South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda," Global Mental Health, vol. 5 (2018) [open access]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Mental Health - Pt. 1 (8 July 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Mental Health - Pt. 2 (8 July 2018)

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