[Mental and physical health problems of, and the use of healthcare by, Afghan, Iranian and Somali asylum seekers and refugees].

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OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence rates of mental and physical health problems and the use of healthcare services among adult asylum seekers and recognised refugees from Afghanistan, Iran and Somalia in the Netherlands. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHOD Asylum seekers were approached in 14 reception centres and refugees were interviewed in 3… (More)

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@article{Gerritsen2006MentalAP, title={[Mental and physical health problems of, and the use of healthcare by, Afghan, Iranian and Somali asylum seekers and refugees].}, author={Annette A. M. Gerritsen and Walter L. J. M. Devill{\'e} and Femke AH van der Linden and Inge Bramsen and Loes H M van Willigen and Johannes E.J.M. Hovens and Hidde van der Ploeg}, journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde}, year={2006}, volume={150 36}, pages={1983-9} }