refugees

We are experiencing an unprecedented migration crisis, with many millions of people leaving their homes to seek refuge from violent conflicts, natural disasters and human rights violations. Even when they arrive in their host country, refugees face many challenges and we need...

The world is currently witnessing higher levels of displacement than ever before; 65.6 million people have been forced from their home countries and among them are 22.5 million refugees more than half of whom are under 18....

While around 1 per cent of the world’s entire population is currently displaced, including 22.5 million refugees, our awareness, and care for, their plight seems to fluctuate with the news agenda. History may look back on this period and wonder how it could have been ignored...

Home, available on BBC Three (and on BBC1 on Wednesday 10 May at 11.50pm) offers a powerful and intriguing unusual take on the 'refugee crisis'. It differs from most representations of refugees because...

Against the backdrop of the humanitarian tragedy unfolding in the waters of the Mediterranean and refugee camps around the world, psychologists and other social scientists must ask themselves whether their discipline can offer any answers. For example, why do politicians and...

Against the backdrop of the human tragedies that unfold on a daily basis in the waters of the Mediterranean and refugee camps in Europe and the Middle East, it is reasonable for psychologists and other social scientists to ask...

In the face of increasing numbers of refugees arriving in Europe from places such as Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, the British Psychological Society’s Crisis...

Working with refugee children and families

There is much that psychologists from all disciplines can offer when working with refugee/asylum-seeking children and families (see Ehntholt & Yule, 2006; Papadopoulos, 2002; Price & Iszatt, 1996)....

Refugees and asylum seekers

Robert was forced to flee from East Africa, where he worked as a teacher, after he was accused of belonging to a proscribed political group. He was taken into custody and badly beaten up over a period of eight months. He was...