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Hala Kerbage

Mental Health Programs for Syrian Refugees

Lebanon is host to the largest number of Syrians displaced by the current conflict. Most of these refugees, some one and a half million, live in tragic and precarious conditions.[1] Intensive war and forced displacement are known risk factors for social and mental health problems. Mental health services have become an important component of humanitarian programs in the context of emergencies arising out of conflict. After briefly reviewing the history of mental health ...

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Hala Kerbage

 

Hala Kerbage is a Beirut-based psychiatrist and member of The Legal Agenda. Her main area of research is public mental health and its relation to social justice and human rights.