Year: 1988 Source: Canada: Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1988. 113p. SIEC No: 19910783

This final report identifies factors influencing the mental health of Canada’s immigrants & refugees. Negative public attitudes, separation from family & community, inability to speak the language, & failure to find suitable employment are the strongest predictors of migrant emotional distress. Tabular data covers socioeconomic status, regions of origin & health care utilization of migrants. Report discusses Prevention, Remedial Measures, Special Needs Groups, and includes 23 recommendations.