• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • You already know Dokkio is an AI-powered assistant to organize & manage your digital files & messages. Very soon, Dokkio will support Outlook as well as One Drive. Check it out today!


Predisplacement and Postdisplacement Factors Associated with Mental Health

Page history last edited by EEM 8 years, 9 months ago


Bibliographic information:


Porter, Matthew, and Nick Haslam. 2005. "Predisplacement and Postdisplacement Factors Associated with Mental Health of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons." JAMA 294 (5):602-12. 




The aim of this report was to present an empirical synthesis of research relating to the psychological consequences of forced displacement.  The authors identified 59 studies that met their inclusion criteria and undertook a statistical meta-analysis of the reported data.  They conclude that the psychological impacts of conflict "cannot be understood simply as the product of an acute and discrete stressor, but depend crucially on the economic, social, and cultural conditions from which refugees are displaced and in which refugees are placed" (p. 611).  Over 100 references are included.  







Mental health


Resource type:


Journal article




Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.