Post-migration geographical mobility, mental health and health service utilisation among Somali refugees in the UK: a qualitative study.

@article{Warfa2006PostmigrationGM,
  title={Post-migration geographical mobility, mental health and health service utilisation among Somali refugees in the UK: a qualitative study.},
  author={Nasir Warfa and Kamaldeep S Bhui and Tom Craig and Sarah Curtis and Salaad Mohamud and Stephen A Stansfeld and Paul McCrone and G Thornicroft},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          503-15
        }
}
Migration is known to be associated with poor health outcomes for certain marginalised and socially disadvantaged populations. This paper reviews a number of reasons why residential mobility in the 'host' country may be associated with poor mental health for refugee populations and reports on a qualitative study of Somalis living in London, UK, and their beliefs about the relationship between residential mobility, poor health and health service use. Two discussion groups were undertaken with 13… CONTINUE READING

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