1 edition of Holocaust survivors mental health found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.Has also been published as Clinical gerontologist, volume 14, number 3 1994--T.p. verso.
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An additional 25,000 headed to Canada. It is hoped that the findings will mean therapy will be more tailored on supporting survivors and their descendants Picture: Getty The trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors is capable of being passed on to their children and grandchildren, affecting stress Holocaust survivors mental health, emotion and learning, a study has found.
Hilde, left, leading a children's exercise class at Belsen, c1946. "People came up to me in tears — and recognition. Most of all, they had to deal with their parents, who had survived unthinkable Nazi torture to give their children a life free from it.
By 1978, fewer than two dozen studies of children of survivors had been published.
' And I was connecting with them. Goldberg believes that the innocent young Hilde Jacobsthal was lost for ever at that point. He said it was nonsense that she should have a part of his history, since his life and hers were separate. Why would they be more interested in my parents' history than they would be in their own? Judith Herman, the Harvard psychiatrist who in 1993 wrote Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror, observed that "the study of psychological trauma has a curious history — one of episodic amnesia.
As Goldberg observes: "Her history has what Joseph Conrad called glamour, a hypnotic magic that has transfixed succeeding generations as well as her own.
Her worst fear was of not being able to recognise her parents if she found them.
" Never before — not at school in New York, not playing music she is a widely published cultural journalist and biographer of, among others, Vladimir Horowitz and producer Joe Papp , not in the Brownie Scouts — had she ever felt part of a community.