Culture and Migration: Psychological Trauma in Children and Adolescents

@article{Wiese2010CultureAM,
  title={Culture and Migration: Psychological Trauma in Children and Adolescents},
  author={Elizabeth Batista Pinto Wiese},
  journal={Traumatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16},
  pages={142-152}
}
  • E. Wiese
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Traumatology
Important development in the knowledge of migration, forced migration and asylum-seeking, its association with psychological trauma in childhood and adolescence, as well as in the intergenerational legacies of trauma in the family, have occurred in recent years. Trauma must be considered within a culture, because it is the cultural context that shapes the life experiences including the ones that are considered traumatic. Certainly migration has an impact on the family and a massive interference… Expand

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