Experience of discrimination during COVID-19 pandemic: the impact of public health measures and psychological distress among refugees and other migrants in Europe

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  • Mattia Marchi
  • Federica Maria Magarini
  • Antonio Chiarenza
  • Gian Maria Galeazzi
  • Virginia Paloma
  • Rocío Garrido
  • Elisabeth Ioannidi
  • Katerina Vassilikou
  • Margarida Gaspar de Matos
  • Tania Gaspar
  • Fabio Botelho Guedes
  • Nina Langer Primdahl
  • Rebecca Murphy
  • Natalie Durbeej
  • Fatumo Osman
  • Charles Watters
  • Maria van den Muijsenbergh
  • Gesine Sturm
  • Rachid Oulahal
  • Beatriz Padilla
  • Sara Willems
  • Eva Spiritus-Beerden
  • An Verelst
  • Ilse Derluyn
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionately hard impact on refugees and other migrants who are often exposed to the virus with limited means to protect themselves. We tested the hypothesis that during the COVID-19 pandemic, refugees and other migrants have suffered a negative impact on mental health and have been unjustly discriminated for spreading the disease in Europe (data collection from April to November 2020).
Original languageEnglish
Article number942
JournalBMC Public Health
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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