Items tagged with 'mental health'

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A recent study published by the Finnish University of Turku shows that children born to immigrant parents are more prone to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than those whose parents are...
Finland’s National Institute for Health and Welfare, in partnership with five of the country's university hospitals, as well the Finnish Association for Mental Health, and with the support of the...
Asylum seekers arrive to host states with various needs and rights. Some of these are very urgent, for example the needs for food, water, and emergency care for immediately life-threatening medical...
In order to support the integration of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) into existing programmes and to promote resilience- and strengths-based interventions for children, families,...
Hippocampus is the part of the brain that is essential for memory and response to stress. The volume of hippocampal, one of the formations in hippocampus, is strongly associated with depression;...
This guidance note was produced by the thematic group on Community-based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee’s Reference Group on MHPSS in Emergency...
Growing up is difficult, and even more so for children from foster homes and institutions. Research shows that these children have far fewer resources and people to rely upon once they outgrow the...
Children forced to live in overcrowded refugee camps on Greek islands such as Lesvos are being left to battle a mental health crisis alone. New research from Refugee Rights Europe is shedding...
A study published by the Federal Forum for Men shows that young male refugees in Germany have difficulties to start their new live – the trauma of surviving the war and persecution, media portraying...
Erin Burke Quinlan, of King's College London in the United Kingdom, and colleagues conducted a study on the effects of bulling and found out that it can cause physical changes in the brain and...

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