Mental health of expatriates negatively affected by incidents occurring in home countries

NEW ORLEANS — Higher levels of depression, anxiety and PTSD were reported by Lebanese expatriates following explosions in Beirut in 2020, according to a speaker at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting.
“On Aug. 4, 2020, one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history occurred in Beirut, Lebanon. It left hundreds of people homeless killed and injured. I witnessed it firsthand,” Gaëlle Rached, MD, Msc, a postdoctoral researcher at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, said during an association-sponsored press conference. “My

NEW ORLEANS — Higher levels of depression, anxiety and PTSD were reported by Lebanese expatriates following explosions in Beirut in 2020, according to a speaker at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting.
“On Aug. 4, 2020, one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history occurred in Beirut, Lebanon. It left hundreds of people homeless killed and injured. I witnessed it firsthand,” Gaëlle Rached, MD, Msc, a postdoctoral researcher at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, said during an association-sponsored press conference. “My