Depression and anxiety in labor migrants and refugees--a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Lindert2009DepressionAA,
  title={Depression and anxiety in labor migrants and refugees--a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Jutta Lindert and Ondine S. von Ehrenstein and Stefan Priebe and Andreas Mielck and Elmar Br{\"a}hler},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={246-57}
}
Prevalence rates of depression and anxiety among migrants (i.e. refugees, labor migrants) vary among studies and it's been found that prevalence rates of depression and anxiety may be linked to financial strain in the country of immigration. Our aim is to review studies on prevalence rates of depression and/or anxiety (acknowledging that Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is within that class of disorders), and to evaluate associations between the Gross National Product (GNP) of the… CONTINUE READING
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