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The Transcultural Mental Health Centre Knowledge Hub aims to link you with the latest research and resources relevant to the mental health of culturally and linguistically diverse people in Australia.

The Knowledge Hub includes items published since October 2017. Clicking on the title of the resource will take you directly to the publisher's website. Where available we have included links to the full text of items. If the full text is not freely available online, your hospital or local council library can assist you to locate the full text. If you are a TMHC Clinical Contractor please contact us at with details of the reference you require.

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New in October

Title Author Source
Efficacy of the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing group protocol with children in reducing posttraumatic stress disorder in refugee children Banoğlua, K and Korkmazlarb, Ü European Journal of Trauma & Dissociation (2022) 6 (1) February 2022, 100241
Narrative Exposure Therapy: A Case for Use With Refugees via Telehealth With the use of an Interpreter Olavarrieta, G. A., and Benuto, L. Clinical Case Studies (2022) 21(5), 419–437

New in September


Title Author Source
Social-capital-based mental health interventions for refugees: A systematic review Villalonga-Olives, E. and Wind, T. R. et al. Social Science and Medicine (2022) Vol.301, pp. 1-12
Incorporating Sociolinguistic Perspectives in Australian Refugee Credibility Assessments: the Case of CRL18 Lauren Smith-Khan Journal of International Migration and Integration (2022)
In their words: How to support young people in suicidal distress Suicide Prevention Australia (2022)
Aftershock Addressing the Economic and Social Costs of the Pandemic and Natural Disasters on the People of NSW Report One – Mental Health NSW Council of Social Services (NCOSS) and a Coalition of Peak Bodies (2022)
Understanding mechanisms of change in a family-based preventive mental health intervention for refugees by refugees in New England DiClemente-Bosco, K.and Neville S. E. et al. Transcultural Psychiatry. August 2022.
Digital Service Delivery Guide Quality Practice in Community Based Services Mental Health Coordinating Council Mental Health Coordinating Council (2022)
Multicultural Youth Perspectives on Racism and the Draft Anti-Racism Framework 2022 Consultation Findings Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (MYAN) (2022)
State of the Nation in Suicide Prevention Suicide Prevention Australia Suicide Prevention Australia (2022)
The impact of daily stressors on unaccompanied young refugees' mental health: A longitudinal study Behrendt, M. and Pfeiffer, E. et al. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (2022)
The Impact of Moral-Injury Cognitions on Psychological Outcomes in Refugees: An Experimental Investigation Hoffman, J. and Nickerson, A. Clinical Psychological Science (2022) Vol.10(4( pp. 603-621
Mental health professionals’ perspective on a brief transdiagnostic psychological intervention for Afghan asylum seekers and refugees Knefel, M. and Kantor, V. et al. European Journal of Psychotraumatology (2022) 13(1)
Predictors of the 10 year course of mental health and quality of life for traumaaffected refugees after psychological treatment Opaas, M. and Wentzel-Larsen, T. et al. European Journal of Psychotraumatology (2022) 13:1
Cultural diversity of Australia Information on country of birth, year of arrival, ancestry, language and religion Australian Bureau of Statistics (2022)
Role of faith healers and spiritual leaders in suicide prevention Shoib, S. and Ali, B. E. et al. International Journal of Social Psychiatry (2022)
Guidelines on mental health at work World Health Organization (2022)