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The contemporary refugee crisis: an overview of mental health challenges

Derrick Silove, Peter Ventevogel, Susan Rees, 2017

This paper considers contemporary issues in the refugee mental health field, including developments in research, conceptual models, social and psychological interventions, and policy. Prevalence data yielded by cross sectional epidemiological studies do not allow a clear distinction to be made between situational forms of distress and frank mental disorder, a shortcoming that may be addressed by longitudinal studies (WPA).

Updated December 12, 2017.