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L’état de stresse post-traumatique probable chez intervenants et civils en raison de leur exposition au désastre du World Trade Center : une méta-analyse

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L’état de stress post-traumatique (ESPT) probable se distingue comme l’un des principaux syndromes qui semble avoir subsisté dans la région métropolitaine de New York pendant la décennie suivant le désastre du World Trade Center (WTC). L’hypothèse selon laquelle le risque d’ESPT …

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Croissance post-traumatique (PTG) chez des populations réfugiées

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La croissance post-traumatique (PTG) peut se produire chez des personnes d’âges variés à la suite de nombreux événements traumatisants. Elle est souvent liée à des résultats positifs. Les résultats de la revue systématique d’un essai clinique randomisé (1 ECR) et d’études …

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La pharmacothérapie comme traitement de l’état de stress post-traumatique

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Le traitement de l’ESPT par médicaments peut s’avérer efficace en réduisant ses symptômes principaux, ainsi que la dépression et l’incapacitation qui lui sont associées. Les conclusions de cette revue sont favorables à l’utilisation au premier plan d’inhibiteurs du recaptage de la …

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Soins fondés sur des données probantes pour les demandeurs d’asile et les réfugiés kurdes, irakiens et syriens issus de la guerre civile syrienne : une revue systématique

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Un soutien efficace aux réfugiés syriens arrivant au Canada présuppose la disponibilité d’une aide psychologique adéquate fondée sur des données probantes. Ainsi, la prestation de services psychologiques …

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Combinaison d’interventions psychologiques et pharmacologiques

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Les données probantes ne sont pas suffisantes pour appuyer ou réfuter l’efficacité de la combinaison de psychothérapie et de pharmacothérapie en comparaison avec l’une ou l’autre de ces interventions individuellement.
Les symptômes de l’ESPT incluent le fait de revivre l’événement, le repli …

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Learning problems in children of refugee background: a systematic review

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Thirty-four studies were included in this systematic review of learning problems in children of refugee background.  Refugee youth showed similar secondary school outcomes to native-born youth. However, there is limited prevalence data in younger refugee children, though a number of risk …

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Challenges and facilitators for health professionals providing primary healthcare for refugees and asylum seekers in high-income countries: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative research

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Twenty-six articles were included in a thematic analysis of challenges and facilitators for healthcare professionals providing primary healthcare for refugees and asylum-seekers in high-income countries. Three analytical constructs (healthcare encounter, healthcare system, and asylum and resettlement) were able to describe various …

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A systematic review of risk and protective factors associated with family related violence in refugee families

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Fifteen studies were included to assess the risk and protective factors associated with family-related violence in refugee families. A number of risk and protective factors at the individual, family, societal, and cultural level were determined.
Refugee families often experience family-related violence upon …

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Yield of active screening for tuberculosis among asylum seekers in Germany: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Six articles were included in a meta-analysis to estimate the yield of active screening for tuberculosis among asylum seekers in Germany. The meta-analysis resulted in a pooled yield of 3.47 cases of active tuberculosis per 1,000 screened.
All asylum seekers are screened …

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Vaccinations in migrants and refugees: a challenge for European health systems. A systematic review of current scientific evidence

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Fifty-eight papers were included in a qualitative synthesis to assess frequency of vaccine preventable diseases, and vaccination coverage among migrants and refugee in Europe. Results found that migrants and refugees have lower immunization rates than European-born population.
Studies have shown that countries …

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