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Migration and mental health.
  • D. Bhugra
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
  • 28 March 2015
OBJECTIVE Migration and its accompanying stressors affect migrating individuals and their families. The process of migration is not simple or straightforward. The aim of this review is to distilExpand
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Migration, cultural bereavement and cultural identity.
  • D. Bhugra, M. Becker
  • Medicine
  • World psychiatry : official journal of the World…
  • 1 February 2005
Migration has contributed to the richness in diversity of cultures, ethnicities and races in developed countries. Individuals who migrate experience multiple stresses that can impact their mentalExpand
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Psychosis, victimisation and childhood disadvantage
Background Adverse early circumstances may be more common in people who later develop psychotic disorders. Aims To use data from the second British National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity to examineExpand
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Migration, distress and cultural identity.
  • D. Bhugra
  • Medicine
  • British medical bulletin
  • 1 June 2004
When people migrate from one nation or culture to another they carry their knowledge and expressions of distress with them. On settling down in the new culture, their cultural identity is likely toExpand
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence, comorbidity, impact, and help-seeking in the British National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey of 2000.
OBJECTIVE There is little information about obsessive-compulsive disorder in large representative community samples. The authors aimed to establish obsessive-compulsive disorder prevalence and itsExpand
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The Global Prevalence of Schizophrenia
Bhugra discusses the implications of a new study in PLoS Medicine that challenges widely held assumptions about the epidemiology of schizophrenia.
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Psychiatric and social aspects of suicidal behaviour in prisons.
BACKGROUND Suicidal behaviour and completed suicide are serious problems within British prisons, leading to significant morbidity and mortality, and are the focus of major efforts towards theirExpand
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The development of the Short Explanatory Model Interview (SEMI) and its use among primary-care attenders with common mental disorders.
BACKGROUND Recent anthropological studies have documented the importance of understanding the relation of culture to the experience of mental illness. The use of interviews that elicit explanatoryExpand
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Debt, income and mental disorder in the general population.
BACKGROUND The association between poor mental health and poverty is well known but its mechanism is not fully understood. This study tests the hypothesis that the association between low income andExpand
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Incidence and outcome of schizophrenia in whites, African-Caribbeans and Asians in London.
BACKGROUND Several previous studies have indicated high rates of schizophrenia in African-Caribbeans in the UK compared to White population. METHOD All people aged 18 to 64 years residing in twoExpand
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