Theoretical References

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Theoretical References Trauma

  • Alves Ferreira, Joana -Relevant theoretical references for working with trauma and war situations. [email protected]
  • Beland, H. (2014) Collective Mourning – Who or What frees a Collective to Mourn. About First Step Out of the Most Malign Prejudice. In: Cyril Levitt, (Ed.): Hostile and Malignant Prejudice: Psychoanalytic Approaches. The International Psychoanalytical Association, Psychoanalytical Ideas and Application Series, Routledge, 2014.
  • Boulanger, G. (2007). Wounded by Reality, Understanding and Treating Adult Onset Trauma. The Analytic Press, London.
  • Davids, M. F. (2013) “Tears are better than blood; words are better than tears”; Can we address current ongoing conflict? In A. Varchevker & E. McGinley (Eds.), Enduring Migration through the Life Cycle (pp. 187–210). London: Karnac.
  • Drozdek, B. & Wilson J.P. (2007). Voices of Trauma: Treating Psychological Trauma Across Cultures.
  • Gautier, A. & Sabatini Scalmati, A. (2010). Bearing Witness: Psychoanalytic Work with People Traumatized by Torture and State Violence. Routledge. EFPP Monograph Series. London.
  • Herman, J. (1997). Trauma and Recovery. Basic Books, New York.
  • McGinley, E & Varchevker, A. (eds) (2013). Enduring Trauma through the Life Cycle. Karnac. London.
  • Ofer, G. (2017). A Bridge over Troubled Water: Conflicts and Reconciliation in Groups and Society. Routledge. EFPP Monograph Series. London.
  • Papadopulous, R.K. (2002). Therapeutic Care for Refugees. Tavistock Clinic Series, Karnac. London.
  • Van der Kolk B.A., McFarlane A.C., Weisaeth L. (1996). Traumatic Stress: The effects of overwhelming experience on mind, body and society, Guilford Press, New York.

Theoretical References Trauma

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