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Fig. 1 | Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health

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From: Mental health and associated stress factors in accompanied and unaccompanied refugee minors resettled in Germany: a cross-sectional study

Fig. 1

Classification of factors associated with the mental health outcome of asylum-seeking children and adolescents (ASC). The figure illustrates a dose–effect-like relationship between a multitude of potential stressors that might affect ASC’s mental health. These include experience of trauma that is related to pre- or actual migration (e.g. political violence, adversities during flight), post-migration factors that ASC are exposed to after resettlement (e.g. acculturative hassles), and factors that are not directly related to displacement (e.g. developmental challenges)

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