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Title Minefields in their hearts : the mental health of children in war and communal violence / edited by Roberta J. Apfel and Bennett Simon.

Publication Info. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [1996]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.23 M664M    Check Shelf
Description xi, 244 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ethical issues in working with children in war zones -- What do we need to know to understand children in war and community violence? -- Post-traumatic stress disorder and other stress reactions -- Refugee children -- Child development and adaptation to catastrophic circumstances -- Youth and violence: trends, principles, and programmatic interventions -- Mobilizing communities to meet the psychosocial needs of children in war and refugee crises -- Attempting to
overcome the intergenerational transmission of trauma: dialogue between descendants of victims and of perpetrators -- Who takes care of the caretakers? The emotional consequences of working with children traumatized by war and communal violence -- Practical approaches to research with children in violent settings -- Assessing the impact of war on children.
Subject Children and war.
Children and violence.
Child mental health.
Psychic trauma in children.
Psychology, Child.
Added Author Apfel, Roberta J., 1938-
Simon, Bennett, 1933-
ISBN 0300065701 alkaline paper
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