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
     
 

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

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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:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

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

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