Lives Elsewhere: Migration and Psychic Malaise

1st Edition

Natale Losi

Published June 9, 2006
Reference - 252 Pages
ISBN 9781855754652 - CAT# K380347
Series: The International Series of Psychosocial Perspectives on Trauma, Displaced People & Political Violence

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Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part I -- The structure of migration trauma in ethno-systemic-narrative practice:initiation rites and fables -- Ethnopsychiatry, visions of the world, and medical paradigms -- Western psychotherapies adapted for migrants and ethnopsychotherapy -- Part II -- Psychotherapeutic practice with migrant families: the case of a young child traumatized by war -- The Child Sorcerer: the transmission of misfortune in a Kongo context. Description of an ethnopsychiatric treatment -- Armand and the “hole”: therapy with a family from Zaire


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