Kip, A., Holling, H., Priebe, S. & Morina, N. (in press). Psychological interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in refugees. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. Advance online publication.

February, 2020 - NEW PUBLICATION

Schlechter, P., Kamp, S., Wanninger, K., Knausenberger, J., Wagner, U., Wilkinson, P., Nohr, L., & Hellmann, J. H. (in press). Help-seeking attitudes and distress disclosure among Syrian refugees in Germany and German residents. The Counseling Psychologist.

September, 2019 - NEW PUBLICATION

Echterhoff, G., Hellmann, J. H., Back, M. D., Kärtner, J., Morina, N., & Hertel, G. (in press). Psychological antecedents of refugee integration (PARI). Perspectives on Psychological Science. see

August, 2019 - NEW PUBLICATION

Hellmann, J. H., Forthmann, B., Knausenberger, J., Hellmann, D. F., Rees, J. H., Gansel, E., Back, M. D.*, & Echterhoff, G.* (2019). Support for refugee integration in West and East Germany: Results from two lost letter studies. Social Psychology. Advance online publication. *indicates shared last authorship

Press release on EurekAlert!

The Westfälische Nachrichten reported on this publication (in German).

August, 2019 - NEW PUBLICATION

Echterhoff, G., Hellmann, J. H., Back, M. D., Esses, V. M. & Wagner, U. (in press). The social psychology of forced migration and refugee integration. European Journal of Social Psychology.


Hahn, E., Richter, D., Schupp, J., & Back, M. D. (2019). Predictors of refugee adjustment: The importance of cognitive skills and personality. Collabra: Psychology, 5(1), 23.

This publication on predictors of refugee adjustment was highlighted in a recent press release of the WWU, Saarland University and the Socio-economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW). The respective paper can be found here.

April 2019

At the NaWik 19 symposium on science communication, Nadine Knab (University Koblenz-Landau) presents the Expert Network Social Psychology on Forced Migration and Refugee Integration. This presentation was co-authored by Felicitas Flade (Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz) and Jens H. Hellmann (WWU Münster, [PARI]).

March, 2019
Jens H. Hellmann and Pascal Schlechter (WWU Münster, [PARI] / University of Cambridge) give presentations at the Launch of the Centre for the Study of Emotion and the Law (Royal Holloway University of London) and hold a workshop on “Refugees’ attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help and attitudes toward refugees”.

March, 2019

At the meeting of the expert network social psychology on forced migration and integration, Jens H. Hellmann host a plenary discussion on the topic "Refugee integration: Evidence-based action instead of emotional debate". Participants were Boris Palmer (Mayor of Tübingen), Dr. Helen Landmann (FernUniversität in Hagen), Jama Maqsudi (Founder and CEO of the German-Afghan Refugee Aid), Veronika Kienzle (State Ministry Baden-Württemberg), and Dr. Gabi Biesinger (Chief Editorial Staff, SWR).

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February, 2019 - NEW PUBLICATION

Hoppen, T. H., & Morina, N. (2019). The prevalence of PTSD and major depression in the global population of adult war survivors: A meta-analytically informed estimate in absolute numbers. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10:1, 1578637.

January, 2019 - NEW PUBLICATION

Morina, N., & Sterr, T. N. (2019). Lack of evidence for the efficacy of psychotherapies for PTSD and depression in child and adolescent refugees. World Psychiatry, 18(1), 107-108.

October, 2018 - NEW PUBLICATION

Morina, N., Stam, K., Pollet, T. V., & Priebe, S. (2018). Prevalence of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in adult civilian survivors of war who stay in war-afflicted regions: A systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies. Journal of Affective Disorders, 239, 328-338.