Screening for major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among asylum seekers: adapting a standardized instrument to the social and cultural context.

@article{DurieuxPaillard2006ScreeningFM,
  title={Screening for major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among asylum seekers: adapting a standardized instrument to the social and cultural context.},
  author={Sophie Durieux-Paillard and Barbara Whitaker-Clinch and Patrick A. Bovier and Ariel Eytan},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2006},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={
          587-97
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To adapt the PTSD and MDE sections of a validated psychiatric diagnostic instrument, we used the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) during an initial health assessment into a primary care facility for asylum seekers. METHOD A 3-step process was carried out. First, items of the original version of the MINI were adapted to the specific context of life of asylum seekers in the host country (by a multidisciplinary group that included public health nurses, a primary… CONTINUE READING

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