Day: October 23, 2017

Depression and PTSD: Asylum procedures can threaten mental health of migrants

  This content was published on October 21, 2017  Psychological distress can often cause physical symptoms such as pain and difficulty breathing in asylum-seekers, the researchers found.(Keystone) Asylum-seekers often experience traumatic events before migrating to Europe, but even after they obtain refugee status, stressful conditions can foster or exacerbate mental health […]