Mental health of resettled Syrian refugees: a practical cross-cultural guide for practitioners
The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice
Article publication date: 25 October 2019
Issue publication date: 10 January 2020
The purpose of this paper is to prepare healthcare providers in high-income countries to deal with mental health and psychosocial issues among resettled Syrian refugees.
Collaborative work of the authors on a comprehensive review of social context, cultural frameworks and related issues in the mental health and psychosocial well-being of resettled Syrian refugees.
A practical guide that emphasizes the importance of considering the social and cultural dimensions of their predicament and highlighting principles that can help clinicians address the unique needs of Syrian refugee patients.
The content of this paper is inspired by the collaborative work of the authors on a report commissioned by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR).
Almoshmosh, N., Jefee Bahloul, H., Barkil-Oteo, A., Hassan, G. and Kirmayer, L.J. (2020), "Mental health of resettled Syrian refugees: a practical cross-cultural guide for practitioners", The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, Vol. 15 No. 1, pp. 20-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-03-2019-0013
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