This paper is concerned with mental health and migration; an area of interest for practitioners and researchers alike. The purpose of the presentation is threefold: first, to describe salient points of both immigration and interpersonal development, related as they appear to be within the framework of mental health; second, to elaborate on specific issues of adjustment within the context of the interpersonal and intrapersonal experience; and third, to attempt some formulations about the totality of the immigrating experience. The entirety of the experience for the individual is not easily understood outside the interpersonal realm, yet researchers and practitioners alike can be caught within an area of specificity that is indicative only of one portion of the problem.
KeywordsMental Health Host Country Migrate Child Milbank Memorial Fund Literal Content
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