Course and predictors of mental health of unaccompanied refugee minors in the Netherlands: one year follow-up.

@article{Bean2007CourseAP,
  title={Course and predictors of mental health of unaccompanied refugee minors in the Netherlands: one year follow-up.},
  author={Tammy M Bean and Elisabeth H M Eurelings-Bontekoe and Philip Spinhoven},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={
          1204-15
        }
}
This epidemiological investigation addresses the prevalence, course, and predictors of the psychological distress and behavioral problems of unaccompanied refugee minors living in the Netherlands. The legal guardians, teachers and minors themselves all reported on the mental health of the refugee minors (n=582) at baseline and follow-up approximately 12 months later. The self-reported psychological distress of refugee minors was found to be severe (50%) and of a chronic nature (stable for one… CONTINUE READING
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