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The Third Reich in the unconscious : transgenerational transmission and its consequences

Author: Vamik D Volkan; Gabriele Ast; William F Greer
Publisher: New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the third element of the psychological impact of massive human trauma : transgenerational transmission of psychological tasks. In order to study this topic and identify its pertinence to Third Reich-related case studies, the authors both revisit the effects of the Holocaust on second-generation survivors and outline the mechanics of transgenerational transmission in general. The book focuses on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vamik D Volkan; Gabriele Ast; William F Greer
ISBN: 1583913343 9781583913345
OCLC Number: 48223422
Description: xvii, 211 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Ira Brenner, M.D. --
On the Mental Representation of History --
Boyond PTSD: From Trauma to Transgenerational Transmission --
The Role of Others in Mental Development --
Varieties of Transgenerational Transmission --
History-Related Unconscious Fantasies --
Case Studies --
Jacob: The Inability to Mourn --
Leo: A Jewish Man Living in Two Worlds --
Uta: A Gypsy Under White Linen --
Sabine: A German Womans Self-Analysis --
The Psychotherapeutic Study Group for People Affected by the Holocaust: Toward Ending the Silence in Germany --
The Use of Third Reich Symbols by Americans Unaffected by the Holocaust --
Therapeutic Considerations --
Different Cases, Different Approaches --
Afterword: Ramifications.
Responsibility: Vamik D. Volkan, Gabriele Ast, and William F. Greer, Jr.
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This book concerns itself with the third element of the psychological impact of massive human trauma: transgenerational transmission of psychological tasks.  Read more...

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