Professional Mental Health Help-Seeking Amongst Afghan and Iraqi Refugees in Australia
Understanding Predictors Five Years Post Resettlement
Ana-Marija Tomasi, Shameran Slewa-Younan, Renu Narchal, Pilar Rioseco
Refugees face high rates of psychological distress and mental illness, but are less likely to seek professional help than the general population. This article investigates why people are more or less likely to seek help, comparing a sample of Afghan and Iraqi refugees from the Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants.
Tomasi, A.-M., Slewa-Younan, S., Narchal, R., & Rioseco, P. (2022). Professional mental health help-seeking amongst Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Australia: understanding predictors five years post resettlement. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(3), Article 1896.