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Trauma in resettled iraqi refugees: Differences between those seeking psychological treatment and those not seeking psychological treatment

Slewa-Younan, Shameran; Radulovic, Monika; Lujic , Sanja; Hasan, Tamsin; Raphael, Beverley

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Psychological distress experienced by resettling refugees has been well documented, with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression being prevalent outcomes. This study examined psychological and physiological measures of trauma exposure in 2 groups of Iraqi refugees resettled in Australia, those seeking psychological treatment (n = 25) versus those not seeking treatment (n = 22). Data from a group of healthy sex- and age-matched controls (n = 32) were collected to facilitate norm...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56941
Source: Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma
DOI: 10.1080/10926771.2014.955897

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