Mental Health, War Trauma and Migration

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Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 195, September 2022

This article ties to SDG 3. The purpose of this study was to construct and initially evaluate the psychometric properties of the War Anxiety Scale (WAS) and the War Persistent Thinking Scale (WPTS).
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Social Science and Medicine, Volume 301, May 2022

This article ties to SDG 3. It analyzes how social-capital-based interventions can improve the mental health of refugees.
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The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 8, January 2021

This article ties to SDG 3. In this study, time-varying associations of pre-migration and post-migration stressors in refugees' mental health were explored. Understanding these time-varying association could help in designing tailored health promotion services at different resettlement stages and improving the efficiency of resource allocation.
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Heliyon, Volume 5, December 2019

This article ties to SDG 3. The study analyses, first, how various traumatic war events, such as losses, horrors and life-threat, are associated with maternal mental health and dyadic mother-infant interaction quality, indicated by maternal emotional availability (EA). Second, it tests a hypothesis that maternal insecure attachment risks and secure attachment protects good mental health and optimal EA from negative impacts of traumatic war events.
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Social Science and Medicine, Volume 239, October 2019

This article ties to SDG 3 & 4 by reviewing school-based programs aimed at improving the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of adolescent forced migrants in high-income countries. Found gaps can be used to improve the quality of these programs and thus the quality of education and support for adolescent forced migrants.
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Clinical Psychology Review, Volume 63, July 2018

This article ties to SDG 3. This review investigated the effect of psychological interventions on PTSD inrefugee and asylum seeker populations. There is a high prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in refugee and asylum seeker populations which can pose distinct challenges for mental health professionals.
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The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, Volume 2, February 2018

This article ties to SDG 3. This review describes interventions of note that are delivered to refugee children and adolescents as well as parenting and school interventions, and broader socioeconomic and cultural interventions.
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Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Volume 434, 15 October 2016

This article ties to SDG 3. In this review, the impact of war-related trauma on the incidence of PTSD in civilian and military populations as well as differences associated to gender in the incidence and recovery from PTSD is discussed. In addition, the mutually influencing role of inflammation, genetic, and sex hormones in modulating the consequences derived from exposure to traumatic events are discussed in light of current evidence.
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Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Volume 24, 1 October 2015

This article ties to SDG 3. This article studied the responses to displacement in the context of child development
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International Journal of Educational Development, Volume 41, 1 March 2015

This article ties to SDG 3 & 4. This article explores the role of schools in supporting unaccompanied young refugees in critical psychosocial transitions concerning processes of socialisation, integration and rehabilitation upon resettlement.

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