How does being a refugee affect mental health?



Hi all! This video is looking at the association between refugees and mental health, discussing the various stages (pre-flight, flight, and resettlement), potential mental health interventions and specifically examining the association between psychosis and being a refugee, I hope you enjoy!

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Email (for transcription services/collab & other): neuropsych@avamason.com
Music intro creds: Jayan Patel

0:00 Intro
00:57 Definitions & stats
03:29 Pre-flight-flight-resettlement stage effects
06:14 Child refugees & stages
07:41 Interventions & protective factors
12:42 Psychosis & refugees/migrants
16:05 Summary

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