Chapter 3 - Psychological issues associated with migration

Psychosocial Experiences and Adjustment of Migrants Coming to the USA, 2023, Pages 41-51
Irene López

This chapter focuses on understanding the various psychological factors that precipitate movement, as well as the psychological issues that occur during migration and after resettlement, with a particular focus on how the process unfolds in the U.S. It discusses the impact of migration on issues such as family migration and youth adjustment, examines the relationship of migration to severe mental illness and distress, and details the financial and legal issues associated with migration. It concludes with a discussion of future research directions in migration studies.