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Title Nobody wants to talk about it : refugee women's mental health / edited by Barbara Ferguson and Eileen Pittaway ; Transcultural Mental Health Centre
Published Springwood, N.S.W. : Conference Publications, 1999

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Description ix, 114 pages ; 25 cm
Series Culture and mental health : current issues in transcultural mental health ; 6
Culture and mental health : current issues in transcultural mental health ; 6
Contents 1. Refugee women - the unsung heroes -- 2. The shadow hanging over you: refugee trauma and Vietnamese women in Australia -- 3. English acquisition and mental health for Somali women -- 4. Working towards well-being: the link between employment and mental health problems experienced by refugee women -- 5. Unuttered screams: the psychological effects of female genital mutilation -- 6. Iranian refugee women in Australia: their experience of marriage, divorce and gender roles -- 7. A delicate issue: perceptions of sexual assault in the Vietnamese community -- 8. The last post
Summary A collection of research papers dealing with one of the most emotive subjects in the late 20th century: the experiences of women displaced from the comforts of a stable home land to contend with unknown and often dangerous forces in unfamiliar environments
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 107-108
Subject Women refugees -- Mental health -- Australia.
Women refugees -- Mental health.
Refugees -- psychology.
Mental Health.
Women -- psychology.
Australia.
Author Ferguson, Barbara.
Pittaway, Eileen.
Transcultural Mental Health Centre (Sydney, N.S.W.)
ISBN 1876315180