Items tagged with 'Mental health'

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The National Child Traumatic Network (NCTN) has published a list of measures that front line professionals can use to assess the exposure to trauma among the migrant and refugee families and children...
2019 marked the Hungarian Interchurch Aid’s ‘Cloudless Childhood’ sixth annual fundraiser. This year it raised more than 60 million forints, which it spent on summer camps and year-round support for...
'Resignation Syndrome' was first reported in Sweden in the 1990s after children of families applying for refugee status collapsed into a catatonic state and remained vegetative for years. There is no...
Trauma is a complicated and nuanced issue, but we now have research and evidence-based strategies that can be applied in practice to improve the results. Here comes to help an advanced program...
 The recent immigration peak has posed a challenge to Sweden. In 2015, nearly 163,000 people applied for asylum in Sweden.  Many of the asylum seekers who came to Sweden have experienced trauma,...
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;...

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