Paul Valent

Paul Valent

Consultant liaison psychiatrist, psychotherapist, traumatologist,
Co-founder and past president Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,

Effects of the Holocaust on Jewish child survivors; A review of their traumas and after-effects over 50 years

This is the English translation of the Psyche article above.

One and a half million Jewish children were purposefully murdered in the Holocaust. The 10% who survived are arguably the remnants of historically the most massive trauma applied to a most vulnerable group. Due to the massive starkness of their experiences, child survivors of the Holocaust provide a benchmark of how children’s traumas develop over┬áthe life span. This paper describes such developments.


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