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Refugee Women and Their Mental Health Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives by Ellen Cole

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Women refugees,
  • Sociology,
  • Treatment,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Counseling of,
  • Mental health

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsEsther D. Rothblum (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8614160M
ISBN 101560230304
ISBN 109781560230304

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Refugee Women and Their Mental Health by Ellen Cole, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Refugee women and their mental health: shattered societies, shattered lives. [Ellen Cole; Oliva M Espin; Esther D Rothblum;] -- Explores processes of recovery from the traumas experienced by women refugees from all over the world, and offers a variety of models for the application of feminist theory to the plight of women.   Refugees encounter many issues in their experience of searching for refuge and settlement. One of the biggest and most acknowledged issues is the mental health and well-being of refugees. That is the topic that will be focused on in this post, more specifically women refugees . Identifying refugee status can assist health care providers in tailoring their services to the needs of women refugees and their families. Good practice in maternal health care consists of providing for their social and mental health .

Refugees can be at higher risk for developing mental health problems as a result of experiencing war, persecution, and oppression in their country of origin. The cumulative effects of fleeing to safety, leaving one’s home, living in refugee camps, being in constant transition, feeling in limbo, resettling in a new country, and living in social isolation, compounds mental. Mental health support for refugee women Women who have been forced to flee war and persecution, as well as domestic, sexual and other forms of gender-based violence, can experience acute anxiety, stress and psychological turmoil. They need specialist mental health support that responds to both their . Refugee women and IDW can be supported to overcome or at least mitigate negative health effects if they receive appropriate support from health and mental health specialists, family, friends, and . Refugee women represent a vulnerable group who have been involuntarily displaced, are survivors of human rights abuses, and need special attention and care. Pre- and post-resettlement experiences of forced migration can have profound effects on women’s reproductive health as refugee women are more likely to experience delays in accessing health services and face disparities in reproductive health .