How does the asylum interview affect one’s mental health? How does mental health affect one’s testimony? Why is it important to understand the psychological condition of the applicant? Does compromised mental health jeopardizes the course and outcome of the refugee status determination procedure?
For more about these questions (and some answers), see the paper we published in Frontiers in Psychiatry:
Thank you Nikola Kovačević for long-standing efforts to improve the asylum system in Serbia, and the contribution to this paper.
Thank you UNHCR, Kahane foundation and Open Society Foundations for your support.