Paul Valent

Paul Valent

MBBS, DPM, FRANZCP
Consultant liaison psychiatrist, psychotherapist, traumatologist,
Co-founder and past president Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,
Writer.

Updates

March 31, 2016

Dear Blog Readers,

Sorry to have been silent for so long, but now I have two exciting news to announce.

First, I have brought the web site up to date, having added recent publications in journals and encyclopaedias, as well as some unpublished talks.

Furthermore, I have rationalised the entries on the web site so as to make your immersion into various topics sequential and logical.

My second bit of news is that I have finished a major draft of my latest book, The Heart of Violence. It is a book that I have been writing since I was nine years old. Till now my Holocaust experiences have led me to empathise with victims and try to help them. In this book I have at last looked at perpetrators, and tried to understand their violence.

I have been able to apply my biopsychosocial and triaxial frameworks and survival strategies to find common threads in many different types of violence, ranging from individual criminal, domestic, and sexual violence to wars and genocides. The common treads help better understanding of violence as a whole.

Currently my manuscript is with my agent who will approach some publishers.

Wish us luck.

If you have any queries on this topic, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Wishing you all the very best,

Paul Valent

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