Mental Health and Trauma in Asylum Seekers Landing in Sicily in 2015: A Descriptive Study of Neglected Invisible Wounds

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618769
Title:
Mental Health and Trauma in Asylum Seekers Landing in Sicily in 2015: A Descriptive Study of Neglected Invisible Wounds
Authors:
Crepet, A; Rita, F; Reid, A; Van den Boogaard, W; Deiana, P; Quaranta, G; Barbieri, A; Bongiorno, F; Di Carlo, S
Journal:
Conflict and Health
Abstract:
In 2015, Italy was the second most common point of entry for asylum seekers into Europe after Greece. The vast majority embarked from war-torn Libya; 80,000 people claimed asylum that year. Their medical conditions were assessed on arrival but their mental health needs were not addressed in any way, despite the likelihood of serious trauma before and during migration. Médecins sans Frontières (MSF), in agreement with the Italian Ministry of Health, provided mental health (MH) assessment and care for recently-landed asylum seekers in Sicily. This study documents mental health conditions, potentially traumatic events and post-migratory living difficulties experienced by asylum seekers in the MSF programme in 2014-15.
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Issue Date:
13-Jan-2017
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618769
DOI:
10.1186/s13031-017-0103-3
PubMed ID:
28101127
Submitted date:
2017-01-25
Language:
en
Appears in Collections:
Mental Health

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorCrepet, Aen
dc.contributor.authorRita, Fen
dc.contributor.authorReid, Aen
dc.contributor.authorVan den Boogaard, Wen
dc.contributor.authorDeiana, Pen
dc.contributor.authorQuaranta, Gen
dc.contributor.authorBarbieri, Aen
dc.contributor.authorBongiorno, Fen
dc.contributor.authorDi Carlo, Sen
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-25T15:57:08Z-
dc.date.available2017-01-25T15:57:08Z-
dc.date.issued2017-01-13-
dc.date.submitted2017-01-25-
dc.identifier.citationMental Health and Trauma in Asylum Seekers Landing in Sicily in 2015: A Descriptive Study of Neglected Invisible Wounds. 2017, 11:1 Confl Healthen
dc.identifier.pmid28101127-
dc.identifier.doi10.1186/s13031-017-0103-3-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/618769-
dc.description.abstractIn 2015, Italy was the second most common point of entry for asylum seekers into Europe after Greece. The vast majority embarked from war-torn Libya; 80,000 people claimed asylum that year. Their medical conditions were assessed on arrival but their mental health needs were not addressed in any way, despite the likelihood of serious trauma before and during migration. Médecins sans Frontières (MSF), in agreement with the Italian Ministry of Health, provided mental health (MH) assessment and care for recently-landed asylum seekers in Sicily. This study documents mental health conditions, potentially traumatic events and post-migratory living difficulties experienced by asylum seekers in the MSF programme in 2014-15.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherBioMed Centralen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Conflict and Healthen
dc.titleMental Health and Trauma in Asylum Seekers Landing in Sicily in 2015: A Descriptive Study of Neglected Invisible Woundsen
dc.identifier.journalConflict and Healthen

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