Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne (Apr 30, 2018): No Pagination Specified-
Western societies are witnessing major demographic changes because of human displacement. The September 11 attacks and the wars that followed have increased host societies’ feelings of hostility, anger, and mistrust toward refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants, especially those from Arab countries. This systematic review aimed to gather available peer-reviewed literature regarding how society’s hostile attitudes and feelings of anger and mistrust toward these refugees may have a negative impact on their general well-being. It further aimed to identify whether society’s discrimination and negative feelings toward this population influence the refugees’ willingness to seek support from services provided by the host society and, simultaneously, to trust the helping professionals who provide the services.. To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.