Author | Jerome Kroll, MD

Articles

Psychiatric Issues in the Somali Refugee Population

September 04, 2013

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This article highlights several features of medical and social importance that are somewhat unique to the Somali refugee community in the US.

No-Suicide Contracts as a Suicide Prevention Strategy

July 01, 2007

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The role of no-suicide contracts is but a small tactical piece of the larger strategic approach to the assessment and prevention of suicide. Its many obvious limitations-to some degree in assessment, but primarily in suicide prevention-should have driven serious discussion of no-suicide contracts out of consideration as a practical measure in clinical practice and a legal talking point in the courtroom.

A Diverse Refugee Population Requires Complex Solutions

October 01, 2003

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The chief psychiatrist of the Community-University Health Care Clinic in Minneapolis reflects on what he's learned caring for refugees from Southeast Asia and Somalia. His experiences can educate others caring for immigrants and refugees.

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