Psychological evaluation of asylum seekers as a therapeutic process

Gangsei, D. and Deutsch, A. (2007); Torture: Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture. Copenhagen: IRCT; 17:2, 79-87

This paper discusses mental health evaluation for survivors applying for asylum in a country of refuge and how this task, which has both legal and therapeutic dimensions, provides a unique opportunity to contribute to healing the wounds of torture.

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Thank you Kim for letting us

Thank you Kim for letting us know. I have added a link where the article can be found.

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