Wrestling with the Ghosts from the Past in Exile: Assessing Trauma in Asylum Seekers

  • John P. Wilson
  • Boris Drožđek
Part of the International and Cultural Psychology Series book series (ICUP)

Being an asylum seeker in these times of increasing fear from international terrorism, mass migrations, ongoing political violence, social and economic inequity in the world and a global search for identity of large groups of people means having a very tough existence and suffering from a breakdown in different aspects of life, including psychological well-being.


Host Country Ptsd Symptom Posttraumatic Stress Disorder False Memory Asylum Seeker 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • John P. Wilson
    • 1
  • Boris Drožđek
    • 2
  1. 1.Professor of Psychology and Fulbright ScholarCleveland State UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryGGZ Hertogenbosch Outpatient and Day Care Treatment CentreThe Netherlands

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