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Previous post Monday Movies: The Athena Network is a non-profit entity. Extrapolating The Odyssey to those individuals who enter new surroundings and suffer the difficulties of integration, Achotegui has set out a diagnosis for mental health problems that are not pathological.

Can asylum-seekers with posttraumatic stress disorder be successfully treated? Improving mental health support for refugee communities — an advocacy approach.

Settling Ulysses: An Adapted Research Agenda for Refugee Mental Health

Porter M, Haslam N. We believe that one indicator of congruency, that is a sign of inclusion, is being able to receive treatment for health problems with the same degree of access as all members of the community. The Network seeks to support intervention to those immigrants who experience situations of extreme trauma associated with the migration process.

Cambridge Scholars Publishing; An embodied illustration comes from Sweden, where asylum-seeking children have analogous access to healthcare as resident children.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. The example of Germany. Crawley H, Skleparis D. Seeking to belong as a primary human motivation is an established phenomenon in psychological literature. The migratory process is, for millions of people, a process that brings with it a level of stress that supercedes the capacity and processes of adaptation of individuals to deal with it.


From a public health and epidemiological perspective, it is difficult to establish the contribution of policies and politics to the trauma symptomatology observed in refugees and asylum seekers because of the different levels of analysis when the exposure is a national policy and the outcome individual health, only between-country comparisons can be informative; these, however, are likely to suffer from confounding by differences between respective political systems as well as refugee populations.

The ethical and scientifically responsible path is to involve all participants of healthcare systems, including refugees and asylum seekers themselves, to propose policy that promotes belonging as preventive healthcare. Ascher H, Hjern A. He explained how migrating today is becoming a process that is so intense and stressful for millions josba people that they are unable to overcome these difficulties.


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Int J Ment Health Syst. Policies regarding the right to residency can play an important role in reducing mental health symptoms. Refugees, migrants, neither, both: Razum O, Bozorgmehr K.

This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Ahcotegui http: Again, like Ulysses, refugees and asylum seekers have encountered ambivalent and at times hostile reception in Europe.

He mentioned different steps and ways to help these migrants who go through Ulysses Syndrome, such as breathing and relaxation techniques, physical exercise, eating habits and positive thinking. The Network specifically supports undocumented immigrants, who often find themselves in situations where their human rights are not recognized.

During my career as a cultural psychiatrist, I have been fortunate to work in collaboration with the psychiatrist Dr. The Anenea Network is a social support network in the area of health, and specifically in mental health, for immigrants experiencing trauma acchotegui to the migratory process.


Settling Ulysses: An Adapted Research Agenda for Refugee Mental Health

A randomized controlled pilot study. There is of course substantial heterogeneity among tales of migration. Just as a sense of belonging is necessary for physical and mental wellbeing, jozeba able to access healthcare without barriers indicates a sense of belonging. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. YN drafted the first version of the manuscript.

I also have been strongly influenced by the training experiences I had at the Minkowska Centre in Paris, during the late s, and with which I have maintained close contact ever since. For example, a recent systematic review 10 of psychosocial interventions developed for or used with refugees and asylum seekers indicates narrative exposure therapy 11 to have evidence-based suitability for refugees with posttraumatic symptomatology.

Both authors read and acohtegui the final manuscript.

However, in the case of refugee migration to Europe, community-based approaches may not only strengthen the resilience of refugees, but may contribute towards building heterogeneous yet cohesive societies. Predisplacement and postdisplacement factors associated with mental health of refugees and internally displaced persons: Slobodin O, de Jong JT.