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Title Voices of trauma : treating psychological trauma across cultures / edited by Boris Droz̆đek, John P. Wilson
Published New York : Springer, ©2007

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 395 pages) : illustrations
Series International and cultural psychology
International and cultural psychology series.
Contents The rebirth of contextual thinking in psychotraumatology / Boris Drožđek -- Culture and collective violence : how good people, usually men, do bad things / Michael Harris Bond -- Destroying the world to save it / Robert Jay Lifton -- Reversing cultures : the wounded teaching the healers / John P. Wilson -- Fourteen djinns migrate across the ocean / Jaswant Guzder -- Culturally relevant meanings and their implications on therapy for traumatic grief : lessons learned from a Chinese female client and her fortune-teller / Catherine So-kum Tang -- The story of Alex, an Armenian man who encounters the evil every day / Boris Drožđek -- Loss, reconnection and reconstruction : a former child soldier's returning to Cambodia / Edvard Hauff -- Giving voice to silence : silence as coping strategy of refugee women from South Sudan who experienced sexual violence in the context of war / Marian Tankink & Annemiek Richters -- Mobilizing social and symbolic resources in transcultural therapies with refugees and asylum seekers : the story of Mister Diallo / Gesine Sturm, Thierry Baubet & Marie Rose Moro -- Lost in the desert--from despair to meaningful existence : a Chechen family crossing borders / Nino Makhashvili & Lela Tsiskarishvili -- Survival as subversion : when youth resistance strategies challenge tradition, religion, and political correctness / Cécile Rousseau & Déogratias Bagilishya -- I think he is still inside me : mother/child psychotherapy with a Kosovar family / Elizabeth Batista Pinto Wiese -- Lost in limbo : cultural dimensions in psychotherapy and supervision with a temporary protection visa holder from Afghanistan / Robin Bowles & Nooria Mehrabi -- Latino New Yorkers and the crash of Flight 587 : effects of trauma on the bicultural self / David C. Lindy, Rebecca Morales & Jacob D. Lindy -- Clinical supervision and culture : a challenge in the treatment of persons traumatized by persecution and violence / Ton Haans, Johan Lansen & Han ten Brummelhuis -- Are we lost in translations? : unanswered questions on trauma, culture and post-traumatic syndromes and recommendations for future research / John P. Wilson & Boris Drožđek
Summary Synthesizing insights from psychiatry, social psychology, and anthropology, Voices of Trauma: Treating Survivors across Cultures sets out a framework for therapy that is as culturally informed as it is productive. An international panel of 23 therapists offers contextual knowledge on PTSD, coping skills, and other trauma sequelae as they affect survivors of traumatic events. Case studies from Egypt to Chechnya demonstrate various therapeutic approaches (and the Cultural Formation of Diagnosis from the DSM-IV), often integrated with social agencies outside the clinical setting. Authors explore the balance of inter- and intrapersonal factors in reactions to trauma, dispel misconceptions that hinder progress in treatment, and provide profound examples of mutual trust and empathy, even how the wounded may heal the therapist. Highlights of the coverage: Silence as a coping strategy: Sudanese refugee women. Individual and group identity, Western and non-Western healing: a Chinese woman in Hong Kong. Mother/infant psychotherapy with a Kosovar family. Trauma and the bicultural self: New York's Dominican community and the crash of Flight 587. Why war? Why genocide? A social psychology theory of collective violence Transference, countertransference, and supervisory issues in intercultural treatment. Today's political climate has made refugee mental health a growing public health issue. Voices of Trauma gives clinical and counseling psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, rescue and social workers, the tools to create healing on a global scale
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In Springer e-books
Subject Traumatic neuroses -- Treatment
Traumatic neuroses -- Case studies
Cultural pluralism.
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapy
Cultural Diversity
Psychotherapy -- methods
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Traumatic neuroses -- Treatment.
Traumatic neuroses.
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapy.
Cultural Diversity.
Cultural pluralism
Traumatic neuroses
Trauma's (psychologie)
Interculturele vergelijking.
Genre/Form Case studies
Case studies.
Études de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author Drožđek, Boris.
Wilson, John P. (John Preston)
ISBN 9780387697970
0387697977
0387697942
9780387697949
Other Titles Subtitle on cover: Treating survivors across cultures