Book 2007

Voices of Trauma

Treating Psychological Trauma Across Cultures


ISBN: 978-0-387-69794-9 (Print) 978-0-387-69797-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-26

    The Rebirth of Contextual Thinking in Psychotraumatology

  3. Chapter

    Pages 27-58

    Culture and Collective Violence: How Good People, Usually Men, do Bad Things

  4. Chapter

    Pages 59-86

    Destroying the World to Save It

  5. Chapter

    Pages 87-104

    Reversing Cultures: The Wounded Teaching the Healers

  6. Chapter

    Pages 105-126

    Fourteen Djinns Migrate Across the Ocean

  7. Chapter

    Pages 127-150

    Culturally Relevant Meanings and their Implications on Therapy for Traumatic Grief: Lessons Learned from a Chinese Female Client and Her Fortune-Teller

  8. Chapter

    Pages 151-173

    The Story of Alex, an Armenian Man Who Encounters Evil Every Day

  9. Chapter

    Pages 175-190

    Loss, Reconnection and Reconstruction: A Former Child Soldier’s Return to Cambodia

  10. Chapter

    Pages 191-210

    Silence as a Coping Strategy: The Case of Refugee Women in the Netherlands from South-Sudan who Experienced Sexual Violence in the Context of War

  11. Chapter

    Pages 211-231

    Mobilising Social and Symbolic Resources in Transcultural Therapies with Refugees and Asylum Seekers: The Story of Mister Diallo

  12. Chapter

    Pages 233-256

    Lost in the Desert – from Despair to Meaningful Existence: A Chechen Refugee Family Crossing Borders

  13. Chapter

    Pages 257-269

    Survival As Subversion: When Youth Resistance Strategies Challenge Tradition, Religion, and Political Correctness

  14. Chapter

    Pages 271-294

    I Think He is Still Inside Me”: Mother/Child Psychotherapy and Sandplay with a Kosovar Woman and Her Infant Son

  15. Chapter

    Pages 295-320

    Lost in Limbo: Cultural Dimensions in Psychotherapy and Supervision with Temporary Protection Visa Holder from Afghanistan

  16. Chapter

    Pages 321-338

    Latino New Yorkers and the Crash of Flight 587: Effects of Trauma on the Bicultural Self

  17. Chapter

    Pages 339-366

    Clinical Supervision and Culture: a Challenge in the Treatment of Persons Traumatized by Persecution and Violence

  18. Chapter

    Pages 367-386

    Are We Lost in Translations?: Unanswered Questions on Trauma, Culture and Posttraumatic Syndromes and Recommendations for Future Research

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 387-395