Disability and mental health among Syrian refugees in Sultanbeyli, Istanbul: 2019 Survey Report

Sarah Polack, Nathaniel Scherer, Shaffa Hameed, Dorothy Boggs, International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Dec. 2, 2019
Turkey

There are approximately 3.6 million Syrian refugees living in Turkey. As a result of conflict and migration related stressors, poverty and difficulties accessing healthcare, these people are at a greater risk of disability and common mental disorders. This survey aims to provide reliable data on disability and mental health among Syrian refugees in Istanbul, with which to inform service planning, policy and advocacy.

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