The Treatment of PTSD in Canadian Refugees and Immigrants from South Sudan

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2016-04
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Wicleek, Nhial
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The purpose of this integrative research paper was to explore and critique the state of knowledge derived from qualitative and quantitative research conducted in the area of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and refugees and immigrants from South Sudan. In the paper, I discuss the extent of knowledge about this population and associated PTSD. Crucial interventions that appeared in this literature review were evaluated and analyzed. Ethical practice and considerations when working with South Sudanese refugees and immigrants are discussed. The paper is concluded with some recommendations for individual and group practice, further research, and policy development.
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PTSD in refugees, treatment of PTSD, immigrants from sudan to Canada
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Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States, openAccess
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