Sora - a female name from South Sudan, meaning revolution.
SORA - a revolution in global awareness. A revolution of knowledge
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The Sudanese Online Research Association welcomes contributions of essays,
papers and projects about Sudan and the Sudanese Diaspora. The following headings
link to research papers that are published exclusively through the Sudanese
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Meaning in Life, Social Connectedness and Quality of Life in Young People from a Sudanese Refugee Background (abstract only), By Sussanah Tipping
**The complete thesis will be published on SORA on completion***
date, studies exploring the post-resettlement mental health of refugees
have largely focused on psychopathology utilising quantitative
methodologies. There is a need to move beyond the focus on
psychopathology to a more holistic understanding of
the resettlement experience. The current study will take into
account the present knowledge of pre and post-migration factors which
impact on mental health and well-being. Further, it will utilise
appropriate models for understanding the refugee experience and draw on
models from outside of the refugee literature which inform us about
factors contributing to psychosocial well-being. This exploratory
study will investigate, with the use of appropriate measures such as
the World Health Organisation's Quality of Life Instrument (Brief
Version) and a semi-structured clinical interview, meaning in
life, social connectedness and quality of life in young
people from a Sudanese refugee background.
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