Prevalence of mental disorders and torture among Tibetan refugees: A systematic review

@article{Mills2005PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of mental disorders and torture among Tibetan refugees: A systematic review},
  author={Edward Mills and Sonal Singh and Timothy H Holtz and Robert A. Chase and Sonam Dolma and Joanna Santa-Barbara and James J Orbinski},
  journal={BMC International Health and Human Rights},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={7 - 7}
}
BACKGROUND Many Tibetan refugees flee Tibet in order to escape physical and mental hardships, and to access the freedoms to practice their culture and religion. We aimed to determine the prevalence of mental illnesses within the refugee population and determine the prevalence of previous torture reported within this population. METHODS We performed a systematic literature search of 10 electronic databases from inception to May 2005. In addition, we searched the internet, contacted all authors… CONTINUE READING