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Psychosocial History (post-arrest)

It is also important to obtain information concerning the individual’s post-detention/torture psychosocial history, including any difficulties the individual may have experienced such as continued harassment/persecution by authorities, fear for his/her own safety as well as the safety of family/friends following release from detention, inability to return to work or school. Obtain summary information concerning the events of the individual fleeing his/her country of origin and arrival in subsequent locations.