In the Literature: Specific trauma subtypes improve the predictive validity of the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire in Iraqi refugees. Arnetz BB, Broadbridge CL, Jamil H, Lumley MA, Pole N, Barkho E, Fakhouri M, Talia YR, Arnetz JE. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Feb 19.
In the Literature: Congolese and Somali beliefs about mental health services. Piwowarczyk L, Bishop H, Yusuf A., Mudymba F, Raj A. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2014 Mar; 202(3):209-16.
In the Literature: Adaptation of an Acculturation Scale for African Refugee Women. Johnson-Agbakwu CE, Flynn P, Asiedu GB, Hedberg E, Breitkopf CR. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print]
In the Literature: Urban Profiling of Refugee Situations in Delhi. (2013) Joint IDP Profiling Service, UNHCR, Tufts University Feinstein International Center.
Resource: Refugee Mental Health Bibliography
National Partnership for Community Training and Pathways to Wellness
Compilation of prominent research and literature on refugee mental health, from general information to screening and assessment processes, effective interventions and best and promising practices in therapy, clinical treatment, and culturally specific modalities.
In the Literature: Provisional CDC Guidelines for the Use and Safety Monitoring of Bedaquiline Fumarate (Sirturo) for the Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. (2013) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 62(rr09);1-12.
In the Literature: Nutrition Surveillance Report
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
This report presents child growth and malnutrition status of refugee children examined by the IOM Health Assessment Programme at seven key locations around the world namely Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nepal and Thailand. Jan–Dec 2012, Issue No. 3
In the Literature: Building a welcoming community: The role of pharmacists in improving health outcomes for immigrants and refugees. Ingar N, Farrell B, and Pottie K. Canadian Pharmacists Journal. Jan/Feb 2013, 146(1).
In the Literature: Religious coping and acculturation stress among Hindu Bhutanese: A study of newly-resettled refugees in the United States. Benson GO, Sun F, Hodge DR, Androff DK. International Social Work. July 2012, 55(4).
In the Literature: Assessing adherence to accepted national guidelines for immigrant and refugee screening and vaccines in an urban primary care practice: A retrospective chart review. (2013) Waldorf B, Gill C, Crosby SS. J Immigr Minor Health.