Caring for Migrant and Refugee Children: Challenges Associated with Mental Health Care in Pediatrics

@article{Measham2006CaringFM,
  title={Caring for Migrant and Refugee Children: Challenges Associated with Mental Health Care in Pediatrics},
  author={T. Measham},
  journal={Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={145-154}
}
  • T. Measham
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
This article reviews aspects of the mental health care of migrant and refugee children. It highlights the challenges of access to care for these children and of considering the role of pediatricians in their mental health care. It also looks at the sources of differences in presentation of mental health issues of migrant youth when compared with dominant culture youth, examining the contributions of culture, context, and the families' own views. Models of care will be described that have tried… Expand
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