Featured Review: Mental health of refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons

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Migrants who have been forced to leave their home, such as refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons (IDP), are likely to experience stressors which may lead to mental health problems. The efficacy of interventions for mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment may differ in this population. A recent systematic review from the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders group looked at this topic: 'An overview of systematic reviews on mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment of common mental disorders for refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons.'

Supported by the National Institute for Health Research via Cochrane Infrastructure funding to the Common Mental Disorders Cochrane Review Group and Phil Roberts from the University of York they present the findings in this video:



Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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