Refugees, Stress in

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    Refugees, a legal term designating those who fled to another country to escape ethnic cleansing, war, persecution, or national disasters, represents a highly vulnerable group. Refugees display a high prevalence of somatic disorders (hypotension and diabetes), social isolation, and depression. Post traumatic stress disorder is especially high is subject to exacerbations and results in considerable morbidity and impairment. © 2007

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Stress
    PublisherElsevier Inc.
    Number of pages3
    ISBN (Print)9780123739476
    StatePublished - 2007

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Neuroscience(all)


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