Year: 2005 Source: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health, v.1, (August 31, 2005), p.13-28 SIEC No: 20060942

This paper describes the social, demographic, & political contexts of emigration in Europe & indicates the needs & mental health problems, including suicide & suicidal behaviours, of immigrants. A review of the literature concerning mental health risk in immigrants was also conducted. The problems related to health policies & immigrants & access to health care services in Europe are also addressed. (108 refs.)