'No Five Fingers are Alike': What Exiled Kurdish Women in Therapy Told Me

1st Edition

Nora Ahlberg

Published December 31, 2007
Reference - 358 Pages
ISBN 9781855755123 - CAT# K378739
Series: The International Series of Psychosocial Perspectives on Trauma, Displaced People & Political Violence

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Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Foreword -- About the Author -- Author’s Foreword to the Present Edition -- Introduction -- A Cultural Study of Clinical Context -- The Interdisciplinary Challenge -- Psychological Trauma Reconsidered -- The Torture Versus Exile Trauma -- Violation of Gender -- Violations of Intergenerational Obligations -- Clientification as a Re-Actualised Trauma -- The Collective Dimensions of Trauma -- The Millenarian Heritage of the Modern Age -- The Cumulative Effects of Trauma -- Therapy in a Cross-Cultural Setting -- Patterns of Exchange in Cross-Cultural Trauma Therapy -- The Aesthetics of Cross-Cultural Therapeutic Interaction -- On The Narrative Approach and Meaning-Formation -- Postscript -- Symbolic Shelter in a Changing World -- On Methodological Choice and the Study of Sensitive Issues -- List of Clients’ Narratives Found in the Text


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