Refugee Women and Their Mental Health: Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives [NOOK Book]

Refugee Women and Their Mental Health: Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives

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Explores processes of recovery from the traumas experienced by women refugees from all over the world, and offers a variety of models for the application of feminist theory to the plight of women refugees. Paper edition (1-56023-030-4), $24.95. Published simultaneously as Women & Therapy, v.13, nos.1/2/3, 1992. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135837679
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/13/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword
Sect. I Introduction
Refugee Women and Their Mental Health: Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives 1
A Personal Introduction 5
Roots Uprooted: The Psychological Impact of Historical/Political Dislocation 9
Sect. II Understanding Refugees: From the Inside Out
Coping with Stress: A Refugee's Story 21
Birth, Transformation, and Death of Refugee Identity: Women and Girls of the Intifada 35
Women in Exile and Their Children 53
Rape and Domestic Violence: The Experience of Refugee Women 65
Soviet Jewish Refugee Women: Searching for Security 79
Displaced Women in Settings of Continuing Armed Conflict 89
Fifty Years Later: Am I Still an Immigrant? 105
Sect. III Working With Refugees: The Challenges and Rewards
The Balancing Act: Plight of Afghan Women Refugees 113
Traces of Khmer Women's Imaginary: Finding Our Way in the West 129
From Helpless Victim to Empowered Survivor: Oral History as a Treatment for Survivors of Torture 141
On Trial in the Promised Land: Seeking Asylum 155
Sect. IV Journeys to Recovery: The Healing Process
Testimonio, a Bridge Between Psychotherapy and Sociotherapy 173
Healing the Wounds of the Mahantdori 191
Women and Political Torture: Work with Refugee Survivors in Exile 209
Markers of Successful Aging Among Vietnamese Refugee Women 221
Sect. V Diagnostic Studies Across Cultures
Treatment for Psychosomatic Blindness Among Cambodian Refugee Women 239
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Among Salvadoran Women: Empirical Evidence and Description of Treatment 267
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Vietnamese Women 281
Healing Their Wounds: Guatemalan Refugee Women as Political Activists 297
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