Beyond trauma: cultural and societal dynamics
Plenum Press, 1995 - Medical - 313 pages
This important study explores various dimensions of trauma from an integrative, interdisciplinary perspective. Articles by international experts examine cultural intricacies and the moral and political nuances that shape individuals' responses to particular traumatic situations.
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