People seeking asylum in Germany have often undergone long ordeals in their recent past. The incidents in their countries of origin and the experiences during their flight lead to a high level of psychological stress, which may necessitate appropriate care in Germany. The working group is concerned with the mental health of refugees, the requirements for adequate care of the affected parties and the strengthening of coping skills within the families.
ML = Member of the Leopoldina
Topic “Culture and Behaviour”