Morgan, Kai A.; Robertson-Hickling, Hilary; Abel, Wendel D
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Social and Demographic Characteristics of Mentally Ill Deportees. [Abstract]
West Indian Medical journal
Date of Publication
52 Suppl. 6
Objective: To describ socio-demographic characteristics and life experiences of mentally il deportees in Jamaica. Methods: A systematic review was conducted of all mentally ill deporteed living in shelters and community residential facilities. Fifteen people were identified and interviewed by trained personnel using a semi-structured format. Specific information such as age, forensic history, educational level, age at migration, marital status and psychiatric diagnosis was elicited. Trends were then reviewed.....