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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853024467
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Limited
  • Publication date: 5/28/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
1 The Past in the Present: An Introduction to Trauma (Re-)Emerging in Old Age 1
Pt. 1 Starting from Trauma 15
2 Post-Traumatic Re-Experiencing in Old Age: Working Through or Covering Up? 17
3 Psycho-Sexual Therapy with Elders 31
4 The Emotional Consequences of War 50 Years On: A Psychiatrist's Perspective 39
5 Understanding and Treating the Long-Term Consequences of War Trauma 49
Pt. 2 Starting from the Holocaust 73
6 Time Heals No Wounds: Psychoanalytical Considerations of the Consequences of Persecution 77
7 Late Onset of Symptoms in Holocaust Survivors 95
8 Cafe 84: A Social Day Care Centre for Survivors and their Children 108
9 From Victim to Survivor: The Possibility of Healing in Ageing Survivors of the Nazi Holocaust 122
Pt. 3 Starting from Old Age 137
10 Psychic Pain Resurfacing in Dementia: From New to Past Trauma? 142
11 'Out of the Silence': When People Can't Talk About It 155
12 Listening to the Story: Life Review and the Painful Past in Day and Residential Care Settings 171
13 We'll Meet Again: The Long-Term Psychological Effects on, and Intervention with, UK Second World War Evacuees 184
Pt. 4 The Journey Continues 197
14 Political Violence and Coping in Northern Ireland 198
15 The Implications for Practice 212
The Contributors 227
Subject Index 231
Author Index 235
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