Psychological distress and mental health service contact of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children
Child: Care, Health, and Development, 06/14/2012
Sanchez–Cao E et al. – Unaccompanied asylum–seeking children (UASC) had a high level of emotional symptoms, especially post–traumatic stress symptoms. However, only a small proportion of UASC were in contact with MHS. This suggests a high level of MHS under–utilization, and reasons for this are discussed.