Head injury in asylum seekers and refugees referred with psychological trauma

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Doherty, S. M.; Craig, R.; Gardani, M.; McMillan, T. M.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Journal: Global Mental Health,volume 3 (eissn: 2054-4251)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5454765, doi: 10.1017/gmh.2016.23
  • Subject: trauma | Original Research Paper | PTSD | head injuries | Comorbidity | refugees | Etiology

Objective. Individuals who seek asylum are frequently fleeing violent persecution and may experience head injury (HI). However, little is known about the prevalence of HI in asylum seekers and refugees (ASR) despite the potential for HI to significantly affect cognitive... View more
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