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Understanding the migration experience of unaccompanied youth: A review of the literature

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry - Journal Article

Migration of unaccompanied immigrant and refugee youth has increased around the world in the last decade, peaking in 2014 in the United States and in 2015 in Europe. Youth are pushed to migrate without parents or guardians to escape war, persecution, gang...

Forfattere: M. F. Garcia, D. Birman
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Understanding the mechanisms of transgenerational mental health impacts in refugees

Lancet Public Health - Journal Article

The trauma experienced by refugees has transgenerational mental health impacts.1,2 A study by Richard Bryant and colleagues3 in The Lancet Public Health provides evidence about the specific mechanisms by which these impacts might occur. Bryant and collea...

Forfattere: G. Sara, P. Brann
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Undersøkelse etter drukningstragedien i Tromsø: Hva kan vi lære om integrering og flyktninghelse?


2. desember 2019 døde en kvinne og to av døtrene hennes av drukning i Tromsø. Den tredje datteren ble alvorlig skadet. Kvinnen var fra Sør-Sudan og hadde fått opphold i Norge med familiegjenforening. Hun hadde bodd i Norge i litt over to år. Hendelsen vak...

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The mental health of children affected by armed conflict: Protective processes and pathways to resilience

International Review of Psychiatry - Journal Article

This paper examines the concept of resilience in the context of children affected by armed conflict. Resilience has been frequently viewed as a unique quality of certain 'invulnerable' children. In contrast, this paper argues that a number of protective p...

Forfattere: T. S. Betancourt, K. T. Khan
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The psychosocial needs of refugee children and youth and best practices for filling these needs: A systematic review

Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry - Journal Article

Conflict across the globe has displaced over 16.1 million refugees, with approximately half under the age of 18. Despite the number of young refugees, there is a dearth of research reporting on the needs of refugee children and youth. The purpose of this ...

Forfattere: C. Nakeyar, V. Esses, G. J. Reid
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The effect of post-traumatic stress disorder on refugees' parenting and their children's mental health: A cohort study

Lancet Public Health - Journal Article

Children and adolescents, who account for most of the world's refugees, have an increased prevalence of psychological disorders. The mental health of refugee children is often associated with the severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their ...

Forfattere: R. A. Bryant, B. Edwards, M. Creamer, M. O'Donnell, D. Forbes, K. L. Felmingham, D. Silove, Z. Steel, A. Nickerson, A. C. McFarlane, M. Van Hooff, D. Hadzi-Pavlovic
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The influence of social support on posttraumatic stress symptoms among children and adolescents: a scoping review and meta-analysis

European Journal of Psychotraumatology - Journal Article

Several risk and protective factors play a role in the development of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in children and youth. The evidence for social support (SS) as a protective factor is rising; however, a review of the evidence is lacking.|This sco...

Forfattere: T. Xiong, A. Milios, P. J. McGrath, E. Kaltenbach
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The Effects of Family Financial Stress and Primary Caregivers' Levels of Acculturation on Children's Emotional and Behavioral Problems among Humanitarian Refugees in Australia

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Journal Article

The present study evaluated the application of the basic and extended (incorporated primary caregivers’ levels of acculturation) Family Stress Model (FSM) to understand the effect of family financial stress and primary caregivers’ levels of acculturation ...

Forfattere: L. Yu, A. M. N. Renzaho, L. Shi, L. Ling, W. Chen
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The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in war-traumatized refugee and internally displaced minors: Systematic review and meta-analysis

European Journal of Psychotraumatology - Journal Article

Background: The United Nations reported that in 2016 over 65 million people worldwide have forcibly left home. Over 50% are children and adolescents; a substantial number has been traumatized and displaced by war. Objective: To provide an overview of the...

Forfattere: A. Nocon, R. Eberle-Sejari, J. Unterhitzenberger, R. Rosner
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Talking to Children about War


Offers information for caregivers on how to talk to children about war. This fact sheet includes the potential impact and considerations when talking to children about war, how to start the conversation, understanding media coverage, and how to foster res...

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Systematic Review and Meta-analysis: The Prevalence of Mental Illness in Child and Adolescent Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Journal Article

Over half of the world's refugee population are under the age of 18 years. This systematic review aims to summarize the current body of evidence for the prevalence of mental illness in child and adolescent refugee populations.|Eight electronic databases, ...

Forfattere: R. Blackmore, K. M. Gray, J. A. Boyle, M. Fazel, S. Ranasinha, G. Fitzgerald, M. Misso, M. Gibson-Helm
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The Cultural and Contextual Adaptation Process of an Intervention to Reduce Psychological Distress in Young Adolescents Living in Lebanon

Frontiers in Psychiatry - Journal Article

Armed conflict leads to increased risk of emotional distress among children and adolescents, and increased exposure to significant daily stressors such as poverty and community and family violence. Unfortunately, these increased risks usually occur in the...

Forfattere: F. L. Brown, M. Aoun, K. Taha, F. Steen, P. Hansen, M. Bird, K. S. Dawson, S. Watts, R. El Chammay, M. Sijbrandij, A. Malik, M. J. D. Jordans
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Systematic review of depression and suicidality in child and adolescent (CAP) refugees

Psychiatry Research - Journal Article

Child adversity and trauma has been shown to have incredible detrimental effects physically and mentally in the subsequent adult life. Importantly, refugee minors are especially vulnerable to trauma. Thus far there are numerous studies examining cohorts o...

Forfattere: S. S. Jin, T. M. Dolan, A. A. Cloutier, E. Bojdani, L. DeLisi
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Stress, trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder in migrants: A comprehensive review

Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry - Journal Article

There is growing evidence supporting the association between migration and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Considering the growing population of migrants and the particularities of providing culturally sensitive mental health care for these persons,...

Forfattere: L. H. U. Bustamante, R. O. Cerqueira, E. Leclerc, E. Brietzke
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Sleep disorders in migrants and refugees: A systematic review with implications for personalized medical approach

EPMA Journal - Journal Article

Sleep disorders are very common in migrants and refugees, often as a comorbid disorder to different somatic or psychiatric diagnoses and psychological disturbances such as metabolic syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety disorde...

Forfattere: K. Richter, L. Baumgärtner, G. Niklewski, L. Peter, M. Köck, S. Kellner, T. Hillemacher, A. Büttner-Teleaga
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School-based programs for Supporting the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of adolescent forced migrants in high-income countries: A scoping review

Social Science & Medicine - Journal Article

As communities around the world continue to receive record-setting numbers of newcomers fleeing armed conflict, schools play a central role in supporting these families through the challenges of adjustment. Policymakers and educators in several high-incom...

Forfattere: C. Bennouna, N. Khauli, M. Basir, C. Allaf, M. Wessells, L. Stark
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School performance after experiencing trauma: a longitudinal study of school functioning in survivors of the Utøya shootings in 2011

European Journal of Psychotraumatology - Journal Article

The psychological impact on survivors of terrorism has been well documented. However, studies on adolescent survivors and the academic performance of high school students following a terrorist attack are lacking.|This study investigated academic performan...

Forfattere: I. F. Strøm, J. H. Schultz, T. Wentzel-Larsen, G. Dyb
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School factors related to the emotional wellbeing and resettlement outcomes of students from refugee backgrounds: Protocol for a systematic review

Systematic Reviews - Journal Article

Schools can play a vital role in the resettlement of refugee children and their families. Yet, the body of research examining school environmental factors that support the mental health and acculturation of refugee children is methodologically heterogeneo...

Forfattere: D. Horswood, J. Baker, M. Fazel, S. Rees, L. Heslop, D. Silove
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School and community-based interventions for refugee and asylum seeking children: A systematic review

PLoS One - Journal Article

Research for effective psychological interventions for refugee and asylum-seeking children has intensified. The need for interventions in environments more easily accessed by children and families is especially relevant for newly arrived populations. This...

Forfattere: R. A. Tyrer, M. Fazel
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Review: How should child mental health services respond to the refugee crisis?

Child and Adolescent Mental Health - Journal Article

Child mental health services and related agencies are faced with an increasing challenge in responding to the influx of refugee children around the world. There is strong evidence on the prevalence and complexity of these children's mental health problems...

Forfattere: S. Eruyar, J. Huemer, P. Vostanis
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