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Edith Montgomery

Thematic Specialisation:
Intercultural psychology, psycho-traumatology, refugee children, psychotherapy, torture and organised violence.

Clinical Specialisation:
Approval/endorsement as a specialist in psychotherapy and supervisor of psychotherapy and specialist in child psychology by the Danish Association for Psychologists.
Diploma in systemic psychotherapy.

Current Research:
Children and young refugees from the Middle-East
Crime prevention among traumatized refugee families: Implementation of network meetings in Danish municipalities
Health and wellbeing of refugee children in the Nordic countries

Advisory and Consultancy Work:
Various advisory missions to RCT partners on health-related issues of torture and organised violence. Participation in several ‘WHO-European Consultation on Health Hazards of Organised violence in Children’.

Selected publications

Montgomery E. Rehabilitering af torturoverlevere med PTSD. I: Eplov, L.F., Petersen, L. & Olander, M. (red.) Psykiatrisk og psykosocial rehabilitering- en recoveryorienteret tilgang. København: Munksgaard, 2010.

Montgomery E. Trauma and Resilience in Young Refugees: A 9 Year Follow-up Study. Development and Psychopathology, 2010; 22: 477-489.

Wang, S-J, Modvig, J & Montgomery, E. Household Exposure to Violence and Human Rights Violations in Western Bangladesh (I): Prevalence, Risk Factors and Consequences. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2009; 9: 29.

Sjölund B, Kastrup M, Montgomery E & Persson AL. Rehabilitating torture survivors. J Rehabil Med 2009; 41: 689-696.

Montgomery E. Long-term effects of organized violence on young Middle Eastern refugees’ mental health. Social Science & Medicine, 2008; 67:1596-1603.

Montgomery E. Self and parent assessment of mental health: Disagreement on externalising and internalising behaviour in young refugees from the Middle East. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008; 13: 49-63.

Montgomery E & Foldspang A. Discrimination, mental problems and social adaptation in young refugees. European Journal of Public Health, 2008; 18 (2): 156-61. (electronic prepublication 2007).

Quota S, Punamäki RL & Montgomery E & El Sarraj E. Predictors of psychological distress and positive resources among Palestinian adolescents: Trauma, child, and mothering characteristics. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2007; 31: 699-717.

Jacobsen L & Montgomery E: Treating torture victims. In: Schulz WF (ed.): The phenomenon of torture: readings and commentary. Philadelpia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007: 285-296.

Sjölund B (ed.): contrib. Authors: Harlacher U, Jansen GB, Kastrup M, Madsen A-G, Montgomery E, Prip K, Sjölund BH: RCT Field Manual on Rehabilitation, Ver. 1:1, Copenhagen: RCT, 2007.

Von Folsach, L L & Montgomery E. Pervasive Refusal Syndrome among asylum-seeking children. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 11 (3): 457-473, 2006.

Montgomery E & Foldspang A. Construct validity of PTSD in sample of refugee children from the : Can a separate diagnostic entity be justified? International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research,2006: 15(2), 64-74.

Bek-Pedersen K & Montgomery E. Narratives of the past and present: Young refugees’ construction of a family identity in exile. Journal of Refugee Studies, 2006: 19 (1), 94-112.

Montgomery E & Foldspang, A. Predictors of the Authorities’ Decision to Grant Asylum in Denmark. Journal of Refugee Studies, 2005: 18 (4), 454-466.

Montgomery E & Foldspang A. Seeking asylum in Denmark: Refugee children’s mental health and exposure to violence. European Journal of Public Health, 2005; 15: 233-237.

Montgomery E. Traumatised Refugee Families – The child’s perspective. In: Berliner P, Arrenas JG, Haagensen JO (Ed.) Torture and Organised Violence. Dansk Psykologis Forlag, København 2005.

Montgomery E. Traumatiserede flygtningefamilier. Månedsskrift for Praktisk Lægegerning, 2005; 83 (1) 71-82.

Montgomery E. Tortured families: A Coordinated Management of Meaning Analysis. Family Process. 2004: 43 (3), 349-371.

Montgomery E. Flygtningebørn: traume, udvikling, intervention (Refugee Children: trauma, development, intervention). København: Dansk Psykologisk Forlag. 2000 og 2002.

Montgomery E & Foldspang A. Traumatic experience og sleep disturbance in refugee children from the Middle East. European Journal of Public Health. 2001; 11: s.18-22.

Montgomery E. Refugee children from the Middle East. Scandinavian Journal of Social Medicine, Supplementum 54: Oslo, Scandinavian University Press. 1998.

Montgomery E. Forening og forstyrrelse. Terapeutisk arbejde med torturoverleveres selvopfattelse, I: Julio Arenas (red.) Interkulturel psykologi (Intercultural Psychology). København: Hans Reitzel. 1997, s.224-235.

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