Schubert, C. C., & Punamääki, R. (2011). Mental health among torture survivors: cultural background, refugee status and gender. Nordic Journal Of Psychiatry, 65(3), 175-182. doi:10.3109/08039488.2010.514943
Background: The experience of torture places the survivors at a heightened risk for somatic and mental health problems. Aims: This study examined the role of culture, refugee status and gender in the mental and somatic health among help-seekers in a centre for torture survivors in Finland.
Method: The 78 participants (29 women and 49 men) were interviewed and assessed with the Impact of