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Faktorer som kan påverka psykisk hälsa hos flyktingar: En litteraturöversikt
University of Skövde, School of Health and Education. amal.se@hotmail.com.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 5 credits / 7,5 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Factors that may affect mental health of refugees : A literature review (English)
Abstract [sv]

Inledning: Antalet flyktingar har ökat de senaste åren i Europa och främst i länder som Tyskland, Sverige, och Norge. Sverige tog emot 54605 flyktingar under åren 2016 och 2017. Det har även rapporterats om att flyktingar som flyr till europeiska länder har en ökad risk för psykisk sjuklighet. Syfte: Syftet med litteraturstudien är att kartlägga faktorer som är betydelsefulla vid en migrationsprocess i västvärlden.Flyktingar som flyr till och lever i europeiska länder kan löpa en ökad risk för psykisk ohälsa. Metod: Att utifrån en litteraturöversikt kartlägga och få en samlad bild kring olika faktorer för psykisk ohälsa hos vuxna flyktingar som lever i västländer. Resultat: I resultatet identifieras fyra faktorer för psykisk ohälsa hos flyktingar som flytt till västländer. Det kan utläsas att faktorer så som traumaupplevelser, socialt kapital, tillgång till vård samt språk och kultur har en påverkan hos den enskildes psykiska mående.

Abstract [en]

Introduction: The number of refugees has increased in recent years in Europe and mainly in countries such as Germany, Sweden and Norway. Sweden received 54605 refugees in 2016 and 2017. It also has been reported that refugees flying in to European countries have an increased symptoms of psychological disease. Purpose: The purpose of the literature study is to demonstrate different factors that are important in a migration process in western countries.There may be a connection with refugees who flee to and live in European countries that they may run an increased risk of psychological disease. Method: To obtain an overall picture of various factors for psychological symptoms in adult refugees living in western countries based on a literature review. Results: The result identifies four factors for psychological disease mental illness among refugees who move to Western countries. It can be deduced that factors such as trauma experiences, social capital and access to hospital care, language and culture have an influence on the individual's psychological attitude.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 18
Keywords [en]
refugees, migrants, mental ill health, trauma
Keywords [sv]
flyktingar, migranter, psykisk ohälsa, trauma
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Health Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-16583OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-16583DiVA, id: diva2:1282790
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Public Health Science
Educational program
Health Coach
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Available from: 2019-01-30 Created: 2019-01-25 Last updated: 2019-01-30Bibliographically approved

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