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Trauma, War, and Violence: Public Mental Health in Socio-Cultural Context / Edition 1
     

Trauma, War, and Violence: Public Mental Health in Socio-Cultural Context / Edition 1

by Joop de Jong
 

ISBN-10: 0306467097

ISBN-13: 9780306467097

Pub. Date: 04/30/2002

Publisher: Springer US

This volume describes a variety of public mental health and psychosocial programs in conflict and post-conflict situations in Africa and Asia. Each chapter details the psychosocial and mental health aspects of specific conflicts and examines them within their sociopolitical and historical contexts. This volume will be of great interest to psychologists, social

Overview

This volume describes a variety of public mental health and psychosocial programs in conflict and post-conflict situations in Africa and Asia. Each chapter details the psychosocial and mental health aspects of specific conflicts and examines them within their sociopolitical and historical contexts. This volume will be of great interest to psychologists, social workers, anthropologists, historians, human rights experts, and psychiatrists working or interested in the field of psychotrauma.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306467097
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/2002
Series:
The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1.Public Mental Health, Traumatic Stress and Human Rights Violations in Low-Income Countries1
Chapter 2.The Cambodian Experience93
Chapter 3.Community Based Psychosocial and Mental Health Services for Southern Sudanese Refugees in Long Term Exile in Uganda157
Chapter 4.Psychosocial Consequences of War205
Chapter 5.Addressing Human Rights Violations259
Chapter 6.Addressing the Psychosocial and Mental Health Needs of Tibetan Refugees in India283
Chapter 7.Community Mental Health as Practiced by the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme317
Chapter 8.Walks in Kaliti, Life in a Destitute Shelter for the Displaced337
Chapter 9.Terrorism, Traumatic Events and Mental Health in Algeria367
Chapter 10.How Can Participation of the Community and Traditional Healers Improve Primary Health Care in Kinshasa, Congo?405
Author Index441
Subject Index447

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