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Why there is a 'right' kind of trauma in Uganda: part two

Torre, Costanza, Mylan, Sophie, Parker, Melissa and Allen, Tim (2019) Why there is a 'right' kind of trauma in Uganda: part two. Africa at LSE (31 Dec 2019), pp. 1-8. Blog Entry.

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Recent calls to increase mental health interventions in post-conflict settings omit crucial evidence on their social impact. Indeed, Western narratives around trauma and PTSD can obscure the needs of its recipients. Research on ex-LRA combatants in Uganda highlights why health interventions should engage critically with the lived realities of those it seeks to assist. Based on a paper in Anthropology Today, this is the second in a two-part series on the anthropology behind ‘trauma’ in war-affected and post-conflict settings.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2020 16:54
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:23

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