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Title Nordic work with traumatised refugees : do we really care / edited by Gwynyth Overland, Eugene Guribye and Birgit Lie
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 334 pages .)
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
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 .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Scandinavia.
Refugee children -- Mental health services -- Scandinavia.
Refugee children -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Refugees -- Mental health services -- Scandinavia.
Refugees -- Services for -- Scandinavia
Torture victims -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
War victims -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Women refugees -- Mental health services -- Scandinavia.
Women refugees -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Form Electronic book
Author Guribye, Eugene, editor
Lie, Birgit, editor
Overland, Gwynyth Jones, editor
ISBN 1443867772 (electronic bk.)
9781443867771 (electronic bk.)