The purpose of this paper is to discuss the impacts of internal migration on families, specifically on emotional bonds and mental health, and relate the process of change and life trajectory of migration mobility within a population.
This was a qualitative study on two case studies taken from family psychotherapy.
The analyses indicate the splitting and forming of emotional bonds, the psychological illness caused by intrasubjective, intersubjective and transubjective conflicts, and the transgenerational dynamics which all repeat themselves within the families of today. The authors conclude that, in many cases, migration turns into one of the contingencies of life that can cause psychological disorganization.
The complexity and diversity of migration reveals a myriad of reasons, densities, directions, spatialities and temporalities of that are part of a contemporary study.
Contribution to therapeutic processes for aid to migrants and their families.
Contribution to the reduction of stress for migrants.
The focus of this study is on therapeutic processes and their repercussions.
Bucher-Maluschke, J., Gondim, M.d.F. and Pedroso, J.d.S. (2017), "The effects of migration on family relationships: case studies", International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 198-206. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMHSC-05-2015-0016
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