A programme of mental health for political refugees: dealing with the invisible pain of political exile.

@article{Barudy1989APO,
  title={A programme of mental health for political refugees: dealing with the invisible pain of political exile.},
  author={J Barudy},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={715-27}
}
  • J Barudy
  • Published 1989 in Social science & medicine
Political persecution, state terrorism, torture, political assassinations, kidnapping and forced exile have become common occurrences in many parts of the world. Several researchers have tried to determine the impact of these situations on the mental health of those affected. At the same time, different types of aid programmes have been developed to prevent and treat the effects of violence on mental health. In this article we present clinical materials collected for 10 years by the Latin… CONTINUE READING