I wanted to share this interesting article about the prevalence of depression in countries where poverty is rampant and often there is political strife. Not surprising that depression rates are high when people are impoverished, feel they have no way out and may be unable to express thier views for fear of govenment persecution. I see this routinely in the clients I meet with.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with expertise in conducting diagnostic mental health evaluations for immigration clients. I have over fifteen years of experience as a clinical social worker, working with people from diverse populations. In my business, LizBCraig, LICSW, I conduct evaluations assessing for trauma in asylum, UVisa and domestic abuse (VAWA) cases, and for emotional suffering in extreme hardship casess.