Refugee, Asylum Seeker and Immigrant Women Mental Health Cover Image

Mülteci, Sığınmacı ve Göçmen Kadınların Ruh Sağlığı
Refugee, Asylum Seeker and Immigrant Women Mental Health

Author(s): Ayşe Devrim Başterzi
Subject(s): Psychology, Social psychology and group interaction, Migration Studies
Published by: Cukurova Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Psikiyatri Anabilim Dalı
Keywords: refugee; mental health; women;

Summary/Abstract: Social situation, social networks, power relationships, socioeconomic conditions, education and physical environment of people affect to encounter with trauma and disasters. These social factors also have an effect on traumatized people’s mental health. Gender roles are affected these entire social context and mental disorders. War and migration frequently lead to increasing inequality between men and women. This article reviews the studies about refugee, asylum seeker and immigrant’s women mental health and gender roles.

  • Issue Year: 9/2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 379-387
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Turkish