Demoralisation syndrome does not explain the psychological profile of community-based asylum-seekers.

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BACKGROUND Demoralisation syndrome (DS) has been advanced as a construct that features hopelessness, meaninglessness, and existential distress. Demoralisation and DS have predominantly been considered secondary only to illness; hence there is scant research on demoralisation or DS in populations affected by extreme environmental stress. AIMS The current… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.08.008

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