Coping, resilience and posttraumatic growth among Eritrean female refugees living in Norwegian asylum reception centres: A qualitative study

@article{Abraham2018CopingRA,
  title={Coping, resilience and posttraumatic growth among Eritrean female refugees living in Norwegian asylum reception centres: A qualitative study},
  author={Ruth Abraham and L. Lien and Ingrid Hanssen},
  journal={International Journal of Social Psychiatry},
  year={2018},
  volume={64},
  pages={359 - 366}
}
  • Ruth Abraham, L. Lien, Ingrid Hanssen
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Social Psychiatry
  • Background: The links between migration and health are well documented. Being a refugee exacerbates migrants’ vulnerability through trauma and loss. The aim of this study is to identify sources of resilience, coping and posttraumatic growth in female Eritrean refugees living in Norwegian asylum reception centres. Method: The study had a qualitative, descriptive and explorative design with two focus group interviews and 10 individual in-depth interviews. Participants included 18 female Eritrean… CONTINUE READING
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