The Aftermath: Living with the Holocaust / Edition 1

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Overview

The Aftermath offers a perspective of how one who has lived with terror for years is able to avoid paralysis and move forward. The Aftermath offers the most comprehensive examination of the psychological impact of the Holocaust on survivors ever undertaken and covers the widest range of topics, including: survivor guilt, the absence of mourning, the psychological characteristics of survivor families, a survivor's view of God, survivors' feelings about Germans as well as their own countrymen of origin, and the survivor's ongoing sense of vulnerability.

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"In this beautifully written book, Aaron Hass explores human responses to the trauma of the Holocaust from a psychosocial and mental health perspective....The book succeeds in offering a balanced view of survivors as individuals who have been able to move forward following adversity, but at great psychic cost." Jewish Book World
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521574594
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1996
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 233
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. A view of survivors; 2. 'Whose Fault Was It?'; 3. Mourning; 4. Vulnerabilities; 5. The mask of the survivor; 6. The importance of age; 7. Intrusions of memory; 8. Survivor families; 9. 'Was God Watching This?'; 10. Revenge; 11. Collective guilt.

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