Multidisciplinary treatment for traumatized refugees in a naturalistic setting: symptom courses and predictors

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Stammel, Nadine; Knaevelsrud, Christine; Schock, Katrin; Walther, Lena C. S.; Wenk-Ansohn, Mechthild; Böttche, Maria;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Journal: European Journal of Psychotraumatology,volume 8,issue sup2 (issn: 2000-8198, eissn: 2000-8066)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5687793, doi: 10.1080/20008198.2017.1377552
  • Subject: treatment | 难民 | 362 Probleme und Dienste der Sozialarbeit | • The current study investigated multidisciplinary treatment for traumatized refugees conducted at a specialized centre for traumatized refugees and torture victims. • The results suggest that the patients benefitted from treatment in terms of improvements of trauma-related symptoms and quality of life. • None of the investigated sociodemographic variables (gender, age, country of origin) significantly predicted the course of the symptoms during treatment, except for somatoform symptoms (younger participants responded better to treatment than older ones). | 305 Social groups | Research Article | TEPT | refugees | mental health | terapia | 生活质量 | transcultural | Psychiatry | calidad de vida | 疗法 | 交叉文化 | 精神健康 | 折磨 | 305 Gesellschaftliche Gruppen | RC435-571 | Trauma | PTSD | 152 Sinneswahrnehmung, Bewegung, Emotionen, Triebe | Clinical Research Article | 创伤 | therapy | multimodal | salud mental | tratamiento | 治疗 | torture | 362 Social welfare problems and services | 多模式 | refugiados | quality of life | 152 Perception, movement, emotions, drives | tortura
    • ddc: ddc:305 | ddc:152 | ddc:362

ABSTRACT Background: Multidisciplinary treatment approaches are commonly used in specialized psychosocial centres for the treatment of traumatized refugees, but empirical evidence for their efficacy is inconsistent. Objective: In order to obtain more evidence on the dev... View more
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