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The last witness : the child survivor of the Holocaust

Author: Judith S Kestenberg; Ira Brenner
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Last Witness: The Child Survivor of the Holocaust looks in depth at the traumatic effects of genocidal persecution on the child's psychic structure and on development through the life cycle. It offers valuable information to clinicians working with Holocaust survivors and their families and serves as an indispensable guide for therapists and interested readers who want to learn more about the short- and  Read more...
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Kestenberg, Judith S.
Last witness.
Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)603957904
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith S Kestenberg; Ira Brenner
ISBN: 0880486627 9780880486620
OCLC Number: 33820214
Description: xxii, 238 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Children in concentration camps / Judith S. Kestenberg, Janet Kestenberg Amighi --
Hidden children: early childhood and latency / Judith S. Kestenberg --
Superego in young child survivors / Ira Brenner, Judith S. Kestenberg --
Multisensory bridges in response to object loss / Ira Brenner --
Diary of an adolescent girl / Judith S. Kestenberg --
Child survivors as parents and grandparents / Ira Brenner --
Aging of children in the holocaust / Judith S. Kestenberg, Milton Kestenberg --
Integrative effect of the research interview / Ira Brenner --
Children under the Nazi yoke.
Other Titles: Child survivor of the Holocaust
Responsibility: Judith S. Kestenberg and Ira Brenner.

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