Amidst Peril and Pain: The Mental Health and Well-Being of the World's Refugees
For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories
This multidisciplinary volume offers mental health professionals, scientists, and policy administrators a conceptual, factual, and clinical resource for understanding and addressing the challenges posed by the growing problem of international refugees and displaced persons. Included are actual accounts of the experiences of refugees and how they dealt with adversity. The book also provides information on demographics, history, epidemiology, policy formation, mental health services, training, and specific regional concerns. It is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, medical doctors, and policy makers involved in the mental health and well-being of the world's refugees.
This softcover edition is a re-release of the 1994 hardcover edition.