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Title Nordic work with traumatised refugees : do we really care / edited by Gwynyth Overland, Eugene Guribye and Birgit Lie.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Subject Refugees -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Refugee children -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Women refugees -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Refugees -- Mental health services -- Scandinavia.
Refugee children -- Mental health services -- Scandinavia.
Women refugees -- Mental health services -- Scandinavia.
War victims -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Torture victims -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Scandinavia.
Refugees -- psychology.
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic.
Mental Health Services.
Scandinavian and Nordic Countries.
Alt Name Overland, Gwynyth Jones,
Guribye, Eugene,
Lie, Birgit,
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 334 pages .)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The Nordic welfare societies have been described as 'beacons of light' in work with refugees, with their emphasis on egalitarian and extensive benefit levels, wealth redistribution, promotion of gender equality and maximisation of labour force participation. Members of the population benefit from free education, universal healthcare and public services that provide an elaborate social safety net. The conditions seem favourable for refugees exposed to severely traumatic events in countries of ...
Contents Part I. Working with traumatised refugees: views from the North -- Part II. Human rights perspectives -- Part III. Care -- Part IV. When care is not enough -- Part V. Children and families in exile -- Part VI. Working with asylum seekers and undocumented migrants -- Part VII. Public mental health: meaning-making in therapy and in care.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1443867772 (electronic bk.)
9781443867771 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 900017428
Additional Format Print version: Nordic work with traumatised refugees. 9781443861366 1443861367

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