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A second exile: the mental health implications of detention of asylum seekers in the UK

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Home Office (1995) Report of an Unannounced Short Inspection by HM Inspectorate of Prisons: Immigration Detention Centre, Campsfield House. London: Home Office.
Pourgourides, C., Sashidharan, S. P. & Bracken, P. J. (1996) A Second Exile: the Mental Health Implications of Detention of Asylum Seekers in the UK. Birmingham: North Birmingham Mental Health Trust.
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A second exile: the mental health implications of detention of asylum seekers in the UK

  • Christina Pourgourides (a1)
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