Minefields in Their Hearts: The Mental Health of Children in War and Communal Violence / Edition 1

Minefields in Their Hearts: The Mental Health of Children in War and Communal Violence / Edition 1

by Roberta Apfel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300065701

ISBN-13: 9780300065701

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this gripping book, mental health professionals who have worked with children exposed to war and violence share their knowledge and experiences. The contributors, including psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers, address such topics as the ethical issues involved in working with children in war zones, children's development under violent…  See more details below

Overview

In this gripping book, mental health professionals who have worked with children exposed to war and violence share their knowledge and experiences. The contributors, including psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers, address such topics as the ethical issues involved in working with children in war zones, children's development under violent circumstances, post-traumatic stress disorder and other stress reactions, refugee children, "survivor guilt," interventions and treatments, and the emotional health of the caretakers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300065701
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,205,421
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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