Sunday, November 19, 2017
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#Easing #refugees #trauma #psychotherapy

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/bu-ert102717.php To deliver therapy to people in crisis zones, Neuner together with colleagues from the University of Konstanz and further supporters founded the aid organisation 'Vivo'. It is training lay therapists in countries such as Sri Lanka, Ruanda, Uganda, and the Congo. Unlike Germany, the health systems of these countries do

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Nauru: PTSD and depression have reached epidemic proportions

Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1884842 http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11731318 On Nauru, the report says: "It appears that post traumatic distress disorder (PTSD) and depression have reached epidemic proportions . . . UNHCR anticipates that mental illness, distress and suicide will continue to escalate in the immediate and foreseeable future." The refugees are not only being treated cruelly and

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Cologne’s Mayor ridiculed for anti-harassment advice to women

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11570145 Police descriptions of the perpetrators as of "Arab or North African origin" were seized on by those calling for an end to Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door policy toward people fleeing violence and persecution " even as authorities warned they don't know if any of the culprits are refugees. Adding to the

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