Wellbeing, Afghan refugees, Sweden, immigration, Afghanistan
It is traumatizing to become a refugee, not in the sense of insane, frantic or deranged, but in terms of feeling out of place, misplaced or a being cast off. The identity of refugee is narrowed to an Immigrant, delineated by the term category. The reality of a refugee is inverted the moment he/she crosses the border, regarded as undesired, unknown and in their mind, their original home is an image. South Sudan, Afghanistan, Iran, Syria, Somalia are some of the countries in the world that are yet to know peace. For more than two decades, Afghans have not experienced peace and have accounted the largest number of displaced persons across the globe.
[...] The collected data is then reviewed to bring out repeated ideas, elements, or concepts. These elements, ideas, or concepts are then tagged with codes in order to analyse the data using quantitative data analysis methods. Unlike the traditional research models, this study does not rely on any existing theoretical framework (Allan, 2003). Through structural manner both qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques were used in the collection of data. The literature adopted was used as the basis and a theoretical framework guiding the study. [...]
[...] Both qualitative and quantitative data was used here. The two were used together to help in enhancing the level of subjectivity and objectivity of the study. Participants A total of eight male, native afghan refugees, currently living in Malmo, Sweden's third largest city. They were approached at the of the age 18-22 year participated in the study. They had a mean age of 19.50 with a standard deviation of These participants were corporative and even answered some of the complicated questions. [...]
[...] All the participants were natives of Afghanistan. Materials While the data was collected using interviews as the survey instrument, coding was necessary to transform qualitative data to quantitative data. In this regard, it was easier to use a computer program to run the data analysis. IBM SPSS statistics 20 was to carry out the data analysis. In this case, only a computer in which the program has been installed was required to run the analysis. Procedure The first step in carrying out this study was the collection of data. [...]
[...] Most of the variables being measured are portrayed in the same studied. Moreover Most of the variables being measured are portrayed in the same studied. Psychological distress faced by refugees in similar camp as what is being studied is seen in the study by Rees (2003). According to this study, the psychological distress is characterized by sleep problems, stress disorder, semantic problems, depression, conduct disorders and restlessness. Through the study and other studies, it would be possible to establish some some potential risks and protective factors and explain some of the changes in the level of stress amongst young people. [...]
[...] These children are likely to experience high risks of psychological distress compared to the non-refugee youths according to Phinney, Horenczyk, Libekind, and Vedder, (2001). In the study by Fazel, Wheeler and Danesh (2005), a meta-analysis of a study from 20 psychiatric interviews in diagnosing mental health issues in most developed countries showed that more than of the refugees who participated in the study had suffered post-traumatic stress disorder while had in the past suffered depressive disorder. In a study by Miletic, Piu, Minas, Stankovska,, Stolk, and Klimidis (2006), different levels of psychological distress of the entire population of UNHCR was compared with others. [...]
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