Topic: Forced migration and refugee health

Epidemiology: Survey of psychological health in asylum seekers in reception centres

 
2005 This project has been completed 2011

Project Members

Main objective

Testing of instruments for surveying psychological health in newly arrived asylum seekers.

Method

Validation study.

Publications

Jakobsen, M., Sveaass, N., Johansen, L. E., & Skogøy, E. (2007). Psykisk helse i mottak: Utprøving av instrumenter for kartlegging av psykisk helse hos nyankomne asylsøkere [Mental health in reception centers: Exploring psychometric instruments for mental health assessment in newly arrived asylum seekers.] Norwegian only. OSLO: Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter om vold og traumatisk stress.