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The heightened risk of immigrants developing schizophrenia

Association between degrees of social defeat and themes of delusion in patients with schizophrenia from immigrant and ethnic minority backgrounds From Transcultural Psychiatry Immigrants have a heightened risk of developing schizophrenia, suggesting that social factors play an important role in the … Continue reading

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Immigrant volunteering a stepping stone to integration?

From: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly It is common for immigrants to join religious and social organizations and associations in an attempt to connect and integrate. One less obvious avenue is volunteering.  This article recognizes immigrants have so far been an … Continue reading

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