Syrian refugees in America: The forgotten psychological wounds of the stress of migration

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War in Syria and the refugee crisis have been the subject of a heated debate in United States politics, leading to a travel ban and drastic reduction in the number refugees to the U.S. this year.

  • Arash Javanbakht
  • The Conversation

We occasionally hear about brutal deaths and starvation of civilians in Syria from the news, as a far concept happening in another world.

This is a group of people who may justifiably feel betrayed by the world.

Kama 1aBut what do we know about those who made it to the U.S. before the travel ban?

How hard were they hit by the horrifying experience of war, torture and living in refugee camps?

And how are…

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