Massive Psychic Trauma

KRYSTAL, Henry (ed.)

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"The contents of this book have been culled from the proceedings, papers, and conferences of the Wayne State University workshops on the late sequelae of massive psychic trauma." Topics: patterns of psychological damage; psychiatric evaluation of emotional disorders in survivors of Nazi persecution (by William G. Niederland); studies of concentration camp survivors; post-traumatic symptomatology and character changes; effect of persecution on adolescents; delayed mourning; forensic psychiatry of schizophrenia in survivors; Carter vs. General Motors Corporation; International problems and the German Restitution Laws; similarities and differences between survivors of the Hiroshima disaster and Nazi persecution; psychotherapy with concentration camp surviviors; rehabilitation in trauma following illness, physical injury, and massive personality damage; etc. Bibliography and index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: International Universities Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1968
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good +
  • Details:
    xvii, 369 p. 24 cm. Mauve cloth hardcover in mauve and black dustjacket. Small hole in cloth of front board, spine tail a bit softened. Small hole in front of jacket, light soiling to rear, small tears to edges.

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