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The transmission of traumatic loss: a case study from Taiwan

Feuchtwang, Stephan (2009) The transmission of traumatic loss: a case study from Taiwan. In: Argenti, Nicolas and Schramm, Katharina, (eds.) Remembering Violence: Anthropological Perspectives on Intergenerational Transmission. Berghahn Books, London, UK. ISBN 9781845456245

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Psychologists have done a great deal of research on the effects of trauma on the individual, revealing the paradox that violent experiences are often secreted away beyond easy accessibility, becoming impossible to verbalize explicitly. However, comparatively little research has been done on the transgenerational effects of trauma and the means by which experiences are transmitted from person to person across time to become intrinsic parts of the social fabric.

Item Type: Book Section
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Additional Information: © 2009 Berghahn Books
Divisions: Anthropology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2011 14:32
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2021 23:33

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