The Mental Health Effects of Human Trafficking


Mental health clinicians should be more aware of how to identify and assist potential victims of human trafficking.

Lujain Alhajji, MD, discusses what patients are vulnerable to being trafficked and their barriers to care.

To read more about human trafficking, see our December 2021 CME article, Psychiatrists’ Response to Human Trafficking.

Dr Alhajji is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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