Mental health in migrant children.

  title={Mental health in migrant children.},
  author={Gonneke W. J. M. Stevens and Wilma A. M. Vollebergh},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={49 3},
Many factors have been identified to explain differences in mental health problems between migrant and native children: the process of migration, the ethnic minority position of migrants, their specific cultural background and the selection of migrants. In this paper, the international literature regarding mental health of migrant children is reviewed using strict selection criteria. An extensive search was carried out to locate journal articles on the subject of mental health in migrant youth… CONTINUE READING