Mental health implications of detaining asylum seekers: systematic review.

@article{Robjant2009MentalHI,
  title={Mental health implications of detaining asylum seekers: systematic review.},
  author={Katy Robjant and Rita Hassan and C Katona},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2009},
  volume={194 4},
  pages={
          306-12
        }
}
  • Katy Robjant, Rita Hassan, C Katona
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
  • BACKGROUND The number of asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced people worldwide is rising. Western countries are using increasingly restrictive policies, including the detention of asylum seekers, and there is concern that this is harmful. AIMS To investigate mental health outcomes among adult, child and adolescent immigration detainees. METHOD A systematic review was conducted of studies investigating the impact of immigration detention on the mental health of children… CONTINUE READING

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