Entering exile: trauma, mental health, and coping among Tibetan refugees arriving in Dharamsala, India.

@article{Sachs2008EnteringET,
  title={Entering exile: trauma, mental health, and coping among Tibetan refugees arriving in Dharamsala, India.},
  author={E. Sachs and B. Rosenfeld and D. Lhewa and A. Rasmussen and A. Keller},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          199-208
        }
}
Each year thousands of Tibetans escape Chinese-controlled Tibet. The authors present findings on the experiences, coping strategies, and psychological distress (depression, anxiety, somatization, and posttraumatic stress disorder) of 769 Tibetan refugees arriving in Dharamsala, India (2003-2004). Distress increased significantly with greater trauma exposure. However, despite a high prevalence of potentially traumatizing events, levels of psychological distress were extremely low. Coping… Expand
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