By David Winter,Rachel Brown,Stephanie Goins,Clare Mason
This ebook, established upon a chain of mental study reports, examines Sierra Leone as a case examine of a constructivist and narrative standpoint on mental responses to struggle, telling the tales of a number survivors of the civil struggle. The authors discover past examine on mental responses to struggle whereas supplying historical past details at the Sierra Leone civil warfare and its context.
Chapters examine specific teams of survivors, together with former baby infantrymen, in addition to amputee footballers, psychological healthiness provider clients and companies, and refugees. Implications of the topics rising from this study are thought of with appreciate to how new understandings can tell present versions of trauma and paintings with its survivors. among the problems involved may be post-traumatic pressure and post-traumatic progress; resilience; psychological health and wellbeing carrier provision; perpetration of atrocities; and forgiveness. The ebook additionally offers a severe attention of the appropriateness of using Western suggestions and techniques in an African context.
Drawing upon mental thought and wealthy narrative learn, Trauma, Survival and Resilience in battle Zones will attract researchers and lecturers within the box of medical psychology, in addition to these learning post-war clash zones.