Anxiety, depression and PTSD in asylum-seekers: assocations with pre-migration trauma and post-migration stressors.

@article{Silove1997AnxietyDA,
  title={Anxiety, depression and PTSD in asylum-seekers: assocations with pre-migration trauma and post-migration stressors.},
  author={Derrick M. Silove and Ingrid B Sinnerbrink and Annette Field and Vijaya Manicavasagar and Zachary L. Steel},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1997},
  volume={170},
  pages={
          351-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Research into the mental health of refugees has burgeoned in recent times, but there is a dearth of studies focusing specifically on the factors associated with psychiatric distress in asylum-seekers who have not been accorded residency status. METHOD Forty consecutive asylum-seekers attending a community resource centre in Sydney, Australia, were interviewed using structured instruments and questionnaires. RESULTS Anxiety scores were associated with female gender, poverty, and… CONTINUE READING
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