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Mental health problems of undocumented migrants (UMs) in the Netherlands: a qualitative exploration of help-seeking behaviour and experiences with primary care

Teunissen, E; Sherally, J; van den Muijsenbergh, Maria; Dowrick, C; van Weel-Baumgarten, Evelyn; van Weel, Chris


OBJECTIVE To explore health-seeking behaviour and experiences of undocumented migrants (UMs) in general practice in relation to mental health problems. DESIGN Qualitative study using semistructured interviews and thematic analysis. PARTICIPANTS 15 UMs in The Netherlands, varying in age, gender, country of origin and education; inclusion until theoretical saturation was reached. SETTING 4 cities in The Netherlands. RESULTS UMs consider mental health problems to be directly related to their...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-11-21
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ Open
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005738


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