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Stenager, E.

The experiences of being close relatives and informal carers of mentally ill Iraqi refugees: a qualitative study

In ethnic minority groups, family members often play an absolutely central role in providing care for their mentally ill relatives. The aim of the study was to explore how the relatives of mentally ill Iraqi refugees experience their role as informal caregivers. Semi-structured qualitative interviews were conducted with seven relatives of Iraqi mental health outpatients. The study indicated that Iraqi relatives felt severely burdened in their everyday life.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:22