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Asylum-seekers' psychosocial situation: A diathesis for post-migratory stress and mental health disorders?

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Summary of "Asylum-seekers' psychosocial situation: A diathesis for post-migratory stress and mental health disorders?"

While flight experiences of refugees and asylum-seekers might differ profoundly, previous research has, to a large degree, not differentiated between these forcibly displaced groups. Furthermore, research has mainly focused on post-migratory stress measured after resettlement. The aim of this study was therefore to chart mental health disorders and the associations between mental health and early post-migratory stress among asylum-seekers.

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Name: Journal of psychosomatic research
ISSN: 1879-1360
Pages: 109914

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