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Call for Papers

Mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Rohingya refugees

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For a special section of Intervention on mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Rohingya refugees that will appear in autumn 2019, we invite you to submit your research articles, field reports, personal reflections relevant to the subject of mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Rohingya refugees. We aim to gather contributions that focus on the mental health and psychosocial needs and resources, from humanitarian workers including refugees themselves.

Deadline for submissions: 15 May 2019
Submission after this date cannot be accepted for the special section

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Current Issue

September-December 2018| Vol 16| Issue 3

Special Issue

Mental health and psychosocial support in Afghanistan


From the editors… An introduction to a Special Issue: A focus on mental health and psychosocial support in Afghanistan

Introduction Mental health in Afghanistan Afghanistan continues to face extraordinary challenges after almost 40 years of continuous armed conflict. Despite these difficulties, many...

Current Affairs

Addressing the mental health needs of many people with few resources: An interview with Dr. Rohullah Amin

It is assumed that mental health problems are prevalent among Afghans and that the number professional mental health services are less than is required. An interview with one of the pioneers of the ...


Mental disorder or emotional distress? How psychiatric surveys in Afghanistan ignore the role of gender, culture and context

Over the last decades, mental health surveys in Afghanistan found very high prevalence figures for mental health problems among the Afghans. These epidemiological data suggest that the majority of t...


Examining help-seeking patterns within modern and traditional resources for support in Afghanistan

Little is known about who and what Afghans turn to cope with mental distress precipitated by ongoing socio-political and economic problems. In a cross-sectional survey, the authors examined help-see...


Participatory lived experience research: Barriers and enablers for social inclusion for people with psychosocial disability, in Afghanistan

Mental health disorders are common in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), creating vulnerability to adverse outcomes. Despite this, there is a gap in understanding the perspectives of people wi...

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Intervention Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict Affected Areas, a publication of War Trauma Foundation, is a peer-reviewed online Semiannual journal.


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