Refugees, Stress in

J. D. Kinzie

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Refugees, a legal term designating those who fled to another country to escape ethnic cleansing, war, persecution, or national disasters, represents a highly vulnerable group. Refugees display a high prevalence of somatic disorders (hypotension and diabetes), social isolation, and depression. Post traumatic stress disorder is especially high is subject to exacerbations and results in considerable morbidity and impairment. © 2007

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Stress
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780123739476
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Psychology


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