Caring for Victims of Torture

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James M. Jaranson, Michael K. Popkin
American Psychiatric Pub, 1998 - Medical - 267 pages
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Caring for Victims of Torture contains all the collective wisdom of some of the most respected international experts in the treatment of victims of government torture - all distinguished physicians, including pioneers in the field of traumatic stress. Contributors discuss the most recent advances in knowledge about government-sanctioned torture and offer practical approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of torture victims. Focusing on the physician's role, this book is chiefly a clinical guide. But for advanced-level students, it serves as a thorough, up-to-date text and reference work. Religious leaders, lawyers, politicians, human rights advocates, and torture victims themselves will find it a valuable resource as well.

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Torture History Treatment and Medical Complicity
The Science and Politics of Rehabilitating Torture Survivors
Identifying and Defining Sequelae
Diagnosis of Governmental Torture
Three Categories of Victimization Among Refugees in a Psychiatric Clinic
Framework for Assessment and Treatment
The Physicians Role in Assessment and Treatment of Torture Survivors
How Medical Assessment of Victims of Torture Relates to Psychiatric Care
Behavioral and Cognitive Treatment of Survivors of Torture
Conceptual Models and Psychopharmacological Treatment of Torture Victims
Ethical Implications
Countertransference and Ethical Principles for Treatment of Torture Survivors
Preventing the Involvement of Physicians in Torture
Voices From the Field Politics and Caregiving
Forced Disappearance A Particular Form of Torture
Caring for Survivors of Torture Beyond the Clinic

Specific Treatment Interventions
Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychotherapy With Torture Survivors
Caring for Victims on Site Bosnian Refugees in Croatia

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James M. Jaranson, M.D., M.A., M.P.H., is Director of Medical Services and Research, Center for Victims of Torture, in Minneapolis, and founder of the International Mental Health Program in the Psychiatry Department of St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center (now Regions Hospital) in St. Paul. He is also Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, and Director of the Cultural Psychiatry Training Program. He was a faculty member of the University of Minnesota Refugee Mental Health Technical Assistance Center, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. He is a member of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. His academic background includes an M.D., an M.A. in anthropology from the University of Minnesota, a master's degree in Public Health from Harvard University, specializing in psychiatric epidemiology, and board certifications in both psychiatry and general preventive medicine.

Michael K. Popkin, M.D., is Chief of Psychiatry at the Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Popkin was a member of the Minnesota Governor's Task Force that advocated the development of the Center for Victims of Torture, and he served on the Center's Board of Directors from its 1985 inception to 1989. Dr. Popkin is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Chicago Pritzker Medical School. He interned at Bellevue-NYU Hospitals and received his psychiatric training at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is past President of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, has been Vice-Chair of the DSM-IV Organic Disorders work group, and was Chair of the NIMH Mental Health Services Research Review Committee. He reviews for more than a dozen medical journals and has written more than 120 papers and chapters on a range of topics dealing with the interface of psychiatry and medicine.

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