One of the aim of RWS is to have a nuanced picture on migrant adolescents’ mental health, focusing on what role social factors have in shaping wellbeing in adolescence. In this article RWS researchers studied three adolescent groups: newcomer migrants, non-newcomer migrants and non-migrants. We found that these groups have different mental health profile.* Want to know more? Access the article here.
*This summary is based on the abstract of Verelst, A., Spaas, C., Pfeiffer, E., Devlieger, I., Kankaanpää, R., Peltonen, K., Vänskä, M., Soye, E., Watters, C., Osman, F., Durbeej, N., Sarkadi, A., Andersen, A., Primdahl, N. L., & Derluyn, I. (2022). Social determinants of the mental health of young migrants. European Journal of Health Psychology, 29(1), https://doi.org/10.1027/2512-8442/a000097