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Paul Valent - Child Survivors of the Holocaust - 9780415933353 - KCW0017508
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Child Survivors of the Holocaust

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Description for Child Survivors of the Holocaust Paperback. These stories contribute to questions concerning the roots of morality, memory, resilience, and specific scientific queries of the origins of psychosomatic symptoms, psychiatric illness, and trans-generational transmission of trauma. Num Pages: 304 pages, ports. BIC Classification: HBJD; HBTZ1; MMH; MMKB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 430. Very good copy with light shelf wear. Light nicks, remains very good
At the end of the Second World War approximately 1.5 million Jewish children had been killed by the Nazis. In this book, ten child survivors tell their stories. Paul Valent, himself a child survivor and psychiatrist, explores with profound analytical insight the deepest memories of those survivors he interviewed. Their experiences range from living in hiding to physical and sexual abuse. Child Survivors of the Holocaust preserves and integrates the personal narratives and the therapist's perspective in an amazing chronicle. The stories in this book contribute to questions concerning the roots of morality, memory, resilience, and specifc scientific queries of ... Read more

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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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About Paul Valent
Born in Bratislava (now Slovakia) in 1938, Paul Valent survived the Holocaust mainly hidden in Hungary. In 1949, he and his family emigrated to Australia where he later studied medicine and psychiatry. Today, he is a respected psychiatrist and one of the founding traumatologists in Australia. Dr. Valent has treated Holocaust survivors - adults, children, and many second generation survivors, ... Read more

Reviews for Child Survivors of the Holocaust
"Each Holocaust survivor has a different story to tell. The uniqueness of this volume, however, is that the ten survivors whose stories are analyzed here were very young children during the Holocaust, most having been under the age of ten by the end of the war. Their accounts of physical and sexual abuse, as well as the psychological trauma of ... Read more

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