Scientific publications – Full list

Scientific publications – Full list

Throughout the project, RWS researchers have published their scientific work in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and books. The publications address the topics of migrant and refugee adolescents’ mental health, the role of teachers and schools in supporting wellbeing, the impact of COVID-19, and research methodological questions of the RWS study. See the full list of […]

Throughout the project, RWS researchers have published their scientific work in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and books. The publications address the topics of migrant and refugee adolescents’ mental health, the role of teachers and schools in supporting wellbeing, the impact of COVID-19, and research methodological questions of the RWS study. See the full list of publications here and click to read further!

Häggström, F., Borsch, A. S., & Skovdal, M. (2020). Caring alone: The boundaries of teachers’ ethics of care for newly arrived immigrant and refugee learners in DenmarkChildren and Youth Services Review117, 105248, 1-8.

Borsch, A. S., Vitus, K., & Skovdal, M. (2021). School caringscapes: Understanding how time and space shape refugee and immigrant adolescents’ caring practices and wellbeing in Danish schoolsWellbeing, Space and Society2, 100001.

Primdahl, N. L., Borsch, A. S., Verelst, A., Jervelund, S. S., Derluyn, I., & Skovdal, M. (2021). ‘It’s difficult to help when I am not sitting next to them’: How COVID-19 school closures interrupted teachers’ care for newly arrived migrant and refugee learners in DenmarkVulnerable Children and Youth Studies16(1), 75-85.

Durbeej, N., McDiarmid, S., Sarkadi, A., Feldman, I., Punamäki, R. L., Kankaanpää, R., Andersen, A., Hilden, P. K., Verelst, A., Derluyn, I., & Osman, F. (2021). Evaluation of a school-based intervention to promote mental health of refugee youth in Sweden (The RefugeesWellSchool Trial): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials22(1), 1-13.

Warner, G., Osman, F., McDiarmid, S., & Sarkadi, A. (2021). Giving schools a nudge: can behavioural insights improve recruitment of schools to randomised controlled trials?BMC Research Notes14(1), 1-5.

Primdahl, N. L., Nached, A., & Skovdal, M. (2021). Socio-ethical considerations in peer research with newly arrived migrant and refugee young people in DenmarkIn S. Bell, P. Aggleton, A. Gibson (Eds.), Peer research in health and social development. Routledge.

Spaas, C., Verelst, A., Devlieger, I., Aalto, S., Andersen, A. J., Durbeej, N., Hilden, P. K., Kankaanpää, R., Primdahl, N. L., Opaas, M., Osman, F., Peltonen, K., Sarkadi, A., Skovdal, M., Jervelund, S. S., Soye, E., Watters, C., Derluyn, I., Colpin, H., & De Haene, L. (2021). Mental Health of Refugee and Non-refugee Migrant Young People in European Secondary Education: The Role of Family Separation, Daily Material Stress and Perceived Discrimination in ResettlementJournal of Youth and Adolescence, 1-23, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-021-01515-y

McDiarmid, S., Durbeej, N., Sarkadi, A., & Osman, F. (2021). Schools’ and teachers’ roles and challenges in supporting the mental wellbeing of refugee youths: a qualitative study with Swedish teachersInternational Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being17(1), 1-15, 2007568, DOI: 10.1080/17482631.2021.2007568.

Kankaanpää, R., Aalto, S., Vänskä, M., Lepistö, R., Punamäki, R-L., Soye, E., Watters, C., Andersen, A., Hilden, P. K., Derluyn, I., Verelst, A., & Peltonen, K. (2022). Effectiveness of psychosocial school interventions in Finnish schools for refugee and immigrant children, “Refugees Well School” in Finland (RWS-FI): a protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trialTrials, 23(79), 1-14.

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), 61-73. https://doi.org/10.1027/2512-8442/a000097.

Szelei, N., Devlieger, I., Verelst, A., Spaas, C., Jervelund, S. S., Primdahl, N. L., Skovdal, M., Opaas, M., Durbeej, N., Osman, F., Soye, E., Colpin, H., De Haene, L., Aalto, S., Kankaanpää , R., Peltonen, K., Andersen, A. J., Hilden, P. K., Watters, C. & Derluyn, I. (2022). Migrant students’ sense of school belonging and the Covid-19 pandemic: Implications for educational inclusion. Social Inclusion, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v10i2.5106

Peltonen K, Aalto S, Vänskä M, Lepistö R, Punamäki R-L, Soye E, Watters C, de Wal Pastoor L, Derluyn I, Kankaanpää R. (2022) Effectiveness of Promotive and Preventive Psychosocial Interventions on Improving the Mental Health of Finnish-Born and Immigrant Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(6), 3686. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19063686