Forced Displacement in Yugoslavia: A Meta-Analysis of Psychological Consequences and Their Moderators

@article{Porter2001ForcedDI,
  title={Forced Displacement in Yugoslavia: A Meta-Analysis of Psychological Consequences and Their Moderators},
  author={Matthew C. Porter and Nick Haslam},
  journal={Journal of Traumatic Stress},
  year={2001},
  volume={14},
  pages={817-834}
}
A meta-analysis was conducted to synthesize what is known about differences in mental health between refugees and nonrefugees from the former Yugoslavia. The analysis focused on moderating effects of a variety of enduring, contextual stressors. Results indicated that refugees suffer significantly more mental health impairment than nonrefugees. The psychological consequences of forced displacement were found to vary significantly as a function of chronic stressors (e.g., locus of displacement… Expand
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