The following article has been provided by Dr Kim O’Connor on behalf of the Covid-19 Confinement Workstream Group. 

Refugees and asylum seekers in the UK may be experiencing the current crisis particularly acutely.

Many people will have endured displacement, conflict (including war) or traumatic experiences in the past, and the arrival of another period of uncertainty may cause distress.

Friendships, networks and daily lives in the UK may be relatively newly formed and the disruption of these particularly hard to manage.

Read article on the BPS blog here