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Psychotherapy with Immigrants and Refugees from Crisis Zones

  • Ljiljana JoksimovicEmail author
  • Monika Schröder
  • Eva van Keuk

Abstract

Offering appropriate care to refugees requires temporal and structural resources, specific competence in diversity and cross-cultural issues and expertise in the fields of psychosocial and socio-medical assessment and treatment. In our experience, the absence of appropriate structures within such care often leads to a delay in identifying mentally ill or traumatised victims of torture in particular; such a delay has medical, psychological and social consequences for the individuals affected as well as for their families.

Keywords

Host Country Traumatic Experience Asylum Seeker Refugee Population Residence Permit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ljiljana Joksimovic
    • 1
    Email author
  • Monika Schröder
    • 2
  • Eva van Keuk
    • 3
  1. 1.LVR Klinikum Düsseldorf, Heinrich-Heine-University DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany
  2. 2.LVR-Klinikum DüsseldorfDüsseldorf (Registered society)Germany
  3. 3.Psychosocial Centre for RefugeesDüsseldorfGermany

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