Mental Health and Social Care for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

A comparative study
  • David Ingleby
  • Charles Watters
Part of the International and Cultural Psychology Series book series (ICUP)


Mental Health Mental Health Care Service Provision Social Care Asylum Seeker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Ingleby
    • 1
  • Charles Watters
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Social SciencesUtrecht UniversityThe Netherlands
  2. 2.European Centre for Migration and Social Care Studies (MASC)University of KentUK

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