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Beyond Individual and Collective Trauma
Intergenerational Transmission, Psychoanalytic Treatment, and the Dynamics of Forgiveness





ISBN 9781780491493
Published September 20, 2013 by Routledge
312 Pages

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Book Description

This book represents a major effort to integrate contemporary theories and findings regarding the psychological effects of severe trauma. It explores the psychodynamic implications of aggression, sexuality and dependency, and the consequences of primitive defensive operations dealing with them.

Table of Contents

Preface -- From early relational trauma, to abuse, to massive social trauma -- Psychoanalysis of trauma: contemporary psychoanalysis and/as testimony -- Generations of trauma: reflections on the transmission of trauma from the first to the second and third generation -- Going beyond trauma: mourning, connectedness, creativity, and the practice of forgiveness

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