ERIC Number: EJ640251
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Treating Survivors of War Trauma and Torture.
Hanscom, Karen L.
American Psychologist, v56 n11 p1032-39 Nov 2001
Proposes a mental health treatment model for survivors of torture and war trauma, presenting principles underlying such treatment and a developmental view of such abuse. Describes a Guatemalan project that uses the model to train village women to treat survivors in their communities and a U.S. torture treatment program that treats survivors seeking asylum in the United States. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Guatemala