Psychiatric diagnoses in hospitalized adolescent and adult Ethiopian immigrants in Israel.

@article{Ratzoni1993PsychiatricDI,
  title={Psychiatric diagnoses in hospitalized adolescent and adult Ethiopian immigrants in Israel.},
  author={Gideon Ratzoni and I Ben Amo and Tal Weizman and Ronit Weizman and Ilan Modai and Alan Apter},
  journal={Israel journal of medical sciences},
  year={1993},
  volume={29 6-7},
  pages={419-21}
}
In 1984-85 Operation Moses brought a mass immigration of Jewish Ethiopians to Israel. Many of these immigrants were children and adolescents who came on their own having left their families behind. Since that time the adolescent department at the Geha Psychiatric Hospital has had the major responsibility of caring for those Ethiopian adolescents who required psychiatric hospitalization. The present study compares the diagnoses and reasons for admission of Ethiopian adolescents in Israel with… CONTINUE READING