Should Holocaust trauma be treated? Can it be treated? Principles of treatment and clinical examples are provided.
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Publication Author: Paul Valent Publication Date: 14th March 2010 Categories: Healing
MBBS, DPM, FRANZCP
Consultant liaison psychiatrist, psychotherapist, traumatologist,
Co-founder and past president Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,
A mother is frozen in non-mourning for her dead family. She looks at her child with unshed tears and does not see her child. This induces a sense of non-existence and depression in the child. Illustrations and means of transmission of trauma across the generations are presented. Such transmission may be interrupted. It is never too late for love to thaw out trauma.
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