Encountering transgenerational trauma through analytical music therapy

  title={Encountering transgenerational trauma through analytical music therapy},
  author={Brian Abrams},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Music Therapy},
  pages={197 - 218}
  • Brian Abrams
  • Published 6 January 2021
  • Psychology
  • Nordic Journal of Music Therapy
ABSTRACT Introduction: Transgenerational trauma is a theory asserting that traumatic experiences, including grief and loss, can be transferred from the initial generation of survivors to subsequent generations via complex post-traumatic stress disorder mechanisms. This applies to persecutory circumstances and genocidal events, which leave their mark and continue to resonate actively within the consciousness of descendants. Method: This article explores the role of analytical music therapy in… 


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