Bearing Witness: Psychoanalytic Work with People Traumatised by Torture and State Violence

1st Edition

Andres Gautier, Anna Sabatini Scalmati

Published December 31, 2010
Reference - 200 Pages
ISBN 9781855757967 - CAT# K377756
Series: The EFPP Monograph Series

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Table of Contents

Series Editors’ Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Far Away from Home -- Ambiguity as a defence in extreme trauma -- Routes to the unspeakable: working with victims of torture -- Social conflicts and psychic suffering -- Internal homelessness -- The post-traumatic nightmare: the via regia to unconscious integration? -- The rupture of links in the context of migration: open-mouthed and sewn-mouths -- There where Horror Happens -- The place of compassion in political conflict -- Tell me your story: psychoanalytical trauma psychotherapy in South Africa -- The psychoanalyst: from private witness to public testimony


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