BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.21, no.1, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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BMC PUBLIC HEALTH
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Mental health, Trauma, Forced displacement, Refugee, Community-based research, Urban setting, POSTTRAUMATIC-STRESS-DISORDER, HARVARD TRAUMA QUESTIONNAIRE, SYRIAN REFUGEES, HELP-SEEKING, PREVALENCE, INVENTORY, SYMPTOMS, TORTURE
Background: Turkey hosts nearly four million refugees and 99% live in urban areas. Research in urban settings pose different challenges and opportunities than research in refugee camps. In this article, we aimed to share the challenges and experiences we encountered in a mixed-methods study to assess mental health problems and barriers to accessing mental health care among refugees in urban areas of Turkey.