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The mental health consequences of torture

Author: Ellen T Gerrity; Terence Martin Keane; Farris Tuma
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2001.
Series: Plenum series on stress and coping.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1997 the National Institute of Mental Health assembled a working group of international experts to address the mental health consequences of torture and related violence and trauma; report on the status of scientific knowledge; and include research recommendations with implications for treatment, services, and policy development. This book, dedicated to those who experience the horrors of torture and those who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mental health consequences of torture.
New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2001
(OCoLC)852788654
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen T Gerrity; Terence Martin Keane; Farris Tuma
ISBN: 0306464225 9780306464225
OCLC Number: 44628053
Description: xxiii, 375 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The survivors' perspective : voices from the center / Sister Dianna Ortiz --
Torture and mental health : a research overview / Metin Basoglu [and others] --
Psychosocial models / John A. Fairbank, Matthew J. Friedman, and Metin Basoglu --
Neurobiological models of posttraumatic stress disorder / Steven Southwick and Matthew J. Friedman --
Economic models / Agnes Rupp and Eliot Sorel --
Refugees and asylum-seekers / J. David Kinzie and James M. Jaranson --
Veterans of armed conflicts / John A. Fairbank, Matthew J. Friedman, and Steven Southwick --
Former prisoners of war : highlights of empirical research / Brian Engdahl and John A. Fairbank --
Holocaust trauma and sequelae / Boaz Kahana and Eva Kahana --
Survivors of war trauma, mass violence, and civilian terror / Derrick Silove and J. David Kinzie --
Rape and sexual assault / Mary P. Koss and Dean G. Kilpatrick --
Homicide and physical assault / Dean G. Kilpatrick and Mary P. Koss --
Children, adolescents, and families exposed to torture and related trauma / Robert S. Pynoos, J. David Kinzie, and Malcolm Gordon --
Domestic violence in families exposed to torture and related violence and trauma / Malcolm Gordon --
Assessment, diagnosis, and intervention / James M. Jaranson [and others] --
Measurement issues / Anthony J. Marsella --
Mental health services research : implications for survivors of torture / Kathryn M. Magruder, Richard Mollica, and Merle Friedman --
Professional caregiver and observer issues / J. David Kinzie and Brian Engdahl --
Torture and human rights violations : public policy and the law / Dean G. Kilpatrick and Margaret E. Ross --
Future directions / Ellen Gerrity [and others].
Series Title: Plenum series on stress and coping.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Gerrity, Terence M. Keane, and Farris Tuma.
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In 1997 the National Institute of Mental Health assembled a working group of international experts to address the mental health consequences of torture and related violence and trauma; This book,  Read more...

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