Prevalence of Mental Disorders and Torture among Tibetan Refugees

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Bibliographic information:


Mills, Edward J., Sonal Singh, Timothy H. Holtz, Robert M. Chase, Sonam Dolma, Joanna Santa-Barbara, and James J. Orbinski. 2005. "Prevalence of Mental Disorders and Torture among Tibetan Refugees: A Systematic Review." BMC International Health and Human Rights 5:7. 




This study set out to determine the extent to which mental illness and incidences of torture within the Tibetan refugee population have been reported in the research literature.  The authors provide a detailed description of their search methodology and selection criteria.  Twenty-six references are listed. 







Ethnic and national groups 

Mental health


Resource type:


Journal article




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