Physical and mental health of Afghan, Iranian and Somali asylum seekers and refugees living in the Netherlands

@article{Gerritsen2005PhysicalAM,
  title={Physical and mental health of Afghan, Iranian and Somali asylum seekers and refugees living in the Netherlands},
  author={Annette A. M. Gerritsen and Inge Bramsen and PhD Walter Devill{\'e} and PhD Loes H. M. van Willigen and PhD Johannes E. Hovens and Henk M. van der Ploeg},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={18-26}
}
Worldwide, the number of refugees and asylum seekers is estimated to be about 11.5 million plus a much larger number of former refugees who have obtained a residence permit in a new country. Although asylum seekers have been coming to the Netherlands since the 1980s, very few epidemiological studies have focused on this group of inhabitants or on the refugees who have resettled in this country. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence rates of physical and mental health… CONTINUE READING
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