Therapy with Families Who Have Experienced Torture

  • Tony Jaffa
Part of the The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)


I have not been tortured. Being tortured and its aftereffects are largely beyond my imagination. I do know the devastation of the lives of those who have been tortured and those around them. I also understand some of the difficulties in the struggle to restore meaning and purpose to those who have been tortured. Sometimes that struggle seems hopeless and futile. It is not.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tony Jaffa
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  1. 1.The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, London, and The Adolescent Community TeamBatterseaLondonEngland

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