Understanding Refugees' Lives: Making a Difference with psychology.

Simon Goodman, Helen Liebling, Shani Burke

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


What does it feel like to be a refugee, seeking asylum in the
UK? Many of us are famili
ar with the typical negative media
portrayal of refugees as being a threat to the UK’s economy
and security. Yet the reality is that the majority of people
seeking asylum are likely to be escaping from situations in
which their lives are under threat. In t
his research, we
aimed to provide a better understanding of the situations
that drive refugees to seek asylum and their experiences
they arrive in the UK.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaking a difference in psychology
EditorsKaren Niven, Suzan Lewis, Carolyn Kagan
PublisherRichard Benjamin Trust
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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