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Mental Health: Western Europe
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While Europe has sought to control Third-World immigration, the forms of that control have changed toward humanitarian (refugee) concerns and family reunion. Those who arrived at different points in time have varying motives and resources – also mental prerequisites – for resettlement. The situation of migrants is complex and varies according to sociocultural or religious profile, gender, health, and legal status. Thi…

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Ahlberg, Nora, “Mental Health: Western Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0184i>
First published online: 2009

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