Zuva Dengu

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Zuva is a medical student at University College London (UCL). Her research interests include racism, BAME mental health, racial trauma and social determinants of health. Zuva enjoys drawing and sewing, while during the lockdown she spent her time sewing masks to raise money for mental health charities.

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Supporting the mental health of refugees: further evidence highlights the need for cultural awareness and competence

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Zuva Dengu reviews a German cross-sectional representative study exploring the psychological distress of refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Eritrea and other countries, which focuses on the individual and contextual risk factors and potential consequences for integration of refugees into German society.

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Place of safety in psychiatry: mental health staff perspectives

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Zuva Dengu summarises a recent mixed-methods study on mental health staff experiences of occupational wellbeing in a psychiatric place of safety service.

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Migration and the increased risk of compulsory psychiatric admission for psychosis

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Zuva Dengu summarises a recent Swedish cohort study exploring migrant status and risk of compulsory admission at first diagnosis of psychotic disorder, which suggests that where you are from will influence your experience within psychiatric care.

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