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Author Wilson, John P. (John Preston)

Title Trauma, culture, and metaphor : pathways of transformation and integration / John P. Wilson and Jacob D. Lindy
Published New York : Routledge, 2013


Description 1 online resource (487 pages)
Series Routledge Psychosocial Stress Series
Routledge psychosocial stress series.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Routledge Psychosocial Stress Series; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Understanding Psychic Trauma and Metaphors in an Era of World Globalization; 2 The Language of Trauma in Metaphors; 3 Metaphor and Disturbed Internal Posttraumatic Psychic Structures; 4 Trauma Recovery: Perils in the Journey from the Abyss of Trauma to Self-Integration; 5 The Nurturing Guide (NG); 6 Trauma-Specific Metaphors (TSM) and Mapping Clinical Pathways; 7 Transforming Metaphors and Metaphoric Transformations of Trauma
8 New Configurations: Trauma Metaphors and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBT)9 Traumatic Stress Disorder Pedagogy: Teaching the Complexity of Posttraumatic Intrapsychic Processes, Trauma Metaphors, and Adaptive Mechanisms in Psychotherapy; 10 Future Implications: Metaphors of Trauma and Where Do We Go From Here?; Bibliography; Index
Summary In Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor, John Wilson and Jacob Lindy explore the language of both individual and collective trauma in an era dominated by globalization and interconnectedness. Through lucid, careful discussion, this important book builds a bridge between the etymology of trauma-related terms commonly used in Western cultures and those of other cultures, such as the Burundi-Rwandan ihahamuka. It also provides the clinician with a framework for working with trauma survivors using a cross-cultural vocabulary-one often based in metaphor-to fully address the experienced tr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Psychic trauma.
Psychiatry, Transcultural.
Psychotherapy -- Social aspects.
Globalization -- Social aspects
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Psychiatry, Transcultural.
Psychic trauma.
Psychotherapy -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Lindy, Jacob D
Lindy, Jacob D., 1937-
ISBN 9781135926113